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Acute sinusitis

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines 1) Antibiotics (amoxicillin or sulfa)
2) Afrin and pseudoephedrine
3) Ibuprofen
4) UMHS Approved Rhinosinusitis Guideline
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Broad spectrum antibiotic: e.g. cefpodoxime, Augmentin XR, or clindamycin.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Academy fact sheet
Sinusitis - UMHS Approved Clinical Care Guideline
Saline Nasal Sprays & Irrigation - UMHS Approved Clinical Care Guideline
Appointment Timeframe 1 week if symptoms are refractory to treatment or patient is immunosuppressed
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: hand carry reports/records/films to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-8051
Clinic Location Sites Michigan Sinus Center at Livonia Center for Specialty Care
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery at Taubman Health Care Center
UM Consulting Physician Melissa Pynnonen, M.D.
Jeffrey Terrell, M.D.
Mark A Zacharek, M.D.

Otolaryngology Faculty
Revised on: 01/26/2015



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