IBCC Episode 87 - Epiglottitis

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In this episode, we cover the rare but life threatening Epiglottitis.

Highlights:

Presentation not as you learned in medical school

Vast majority do not need intubation, but for those that due it can be catastrophic

Nasolaryngoscopy, Steroids, broad spectrum antibiotics and early airway plans are the way to go

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