Clinical guidelines

Clinical guidelines are used by the health professionals at Great Ormond Street Hospital for a wide range of conditions, treatments and tests.

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Nasal pack removal

Nasal packing is the application of sterile tampons to the nasal chambers.

NOTE: We review our guidelines regularly and this guideline is now past its review date. The content of the guideline below may not reflect the most recent evidence based practice. Please use with caution.

Nose drops: administration

Nose drops are used in the decongestion of the nasal passages and in the treatment of sinusitis. The drops can be either an antibiotic or a decongestant.

NOTE: We review our guidelines regularly and this guideline is now past its review date. The content of the guideline below may not reflect the most recent evidence based practice. Please use with caution.