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Hospital Discharge of Patient Following Tonsillectomy

Purpose:

To manage a patient who is bleeding into the airway.

Specialty:

Otolaryngology
Infectious Diseases
General Surgery
Pedatrics

Objective:

complication detection, prevention

ICD-10:

J03

Description:

A patient can be safely discharged following tonsillectomy if certain precautions are taken to minimize the risk if post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage occurs.

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