Wednesday 4 July 2018, 16.45-17.45
Management of Olfactory and Gustatory Disorders
Carl Philpott, ENT UK; BRS; BOARS; NIHR CRN Specialty Group; UEA
Overall objective: To provide a contemporary review of the diagnostic work up and treatment options available for clinicians managing Smell & Taste disorders.
Will include reference to the International Position Paper on Olfactory Dysfunction and a look at results from the latest clinical trials in this area. The session will also include a practical demonstration of the Sniffin’ Sticks olfactory test as well as taste tests and the retronasal olfactory test.
1. To provide participants with a framework for managing olfactory and gustatory disorders
2. To reflect on the current evidence available for treatments
3. To become familiar with some psychophysical tests of olfaction and gustation
The session is aimed at any ENT clinician interested in improving their knowledge in this area.