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This guideline covers the primary care management of bilateral nasal obstruction for adults and children.
Refer via on call ENT consultant (RD&E switchboard 01392 411 611)
Following an assessment with no evidence of a new external deformity the patient can be reviewed and managed in primary care.
GP assessment at 7 days post trauma
Contact on call SHO (RD&E switchboard 01392 411 611)
Email referral to: firstname.lastname@example.org, clearly marking BROKEN NOSE in subject (do not send via e-Referrals as may delay definitive treatment)
This guideline has been developed by Royal Devon and Exeter Healthcare Foundation Trust based on local guidelines.
This guideline has been signed off by the Northern Locality on behalf of NEW Devon CCG.
Publication date: November 2017