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for Acute sinusitis

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 (Patient Education Handout associated with UMHS 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 CareWeb
External Patients: hand carry reports/records/films to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-8051
Clinic Location Sites Livonia Center for Specialty Care
Taubman Health Care Center
UM Consulting Physician Melissa Pynnonen, M.D.
Jeffrey Terrell, M.D.
Mark A Zacharek, M.D.

Otolaryngology Faculty
Revised on: 11/21/2011