Nasal Obstruction - Salil Nair

Date Published: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Salil Nair talks about Nasal congestion and nasal obstruction. Salil is an ENT surgeon based at counties Manukau DHB and Mercy Hospital Auckland. He is an honorary lecturer at The University of Auckland and teaches internationally on sinus surgery.


  • Causes of nasal obstruction
  • Questioning and taking history
  • Red Flags to look out for
  • Practice points for examination
  • Treatment
  • Scenario 1: preschool patient with possible foreign body stuck up the nose
  • Scenario 2:  Rugby player with deviated septum
  • Scenario 3: patient with nasal polyps
  • Scenario 4: allergic rhinitis
  • Scenario 5: non-allergic rhinitis
  • Take home messages

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Dr Salil Nair
ENT surgeon.

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