BAPO Update Session: Emergency ENT

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 14.15-15.15

The paediatric emergency update session offers a concise 1 hour update on paediatric ENT presentations and will be of interest to all trainees and any ENT surgeons who are responsible for paediatric emergencies.  The session will have 4 succinct 12 minute presentations on important emergency presentations in paediatrics: stridor, complications of sinusitis, complications of acute otitis media and deep neck space infection.  It will conclude with a 12 minute panel discussion with the opportunity for audience members to ask the panel about emergency topics.  Our presenters and panel are leading national paediatric ENT surgeons from Sheffield, Glasgow, Middlesbrough and Liverpool.

Key learning points:

  • Be aware of the best evidence for the management of complications of acute otitis media such as mastoiditis and sigmoid sinus thrombosis
  • Understand the emergency management and differential diagnosis in paediatric stridor
  • Be aware of the latest updates in management of rhinosinusitis complications
  • Understand the presentations and medical and surgical treatment of deep neck space infection

Chair: Mr Steven Powell, Consultant Paediatric Otolaryngologist, Great North Children’s Hospital and Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

Complications of acute otitis media
Mr Ravi Thevasagayam

Paediatric stridor
Tash Kuanandam

Complications of rhinosinusitis
Miss Kate Blackmore, ENT Consultant at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough; Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Newcastle, UK

Deep neck space infection
Miss Sue De

Discussion