CLINICAL PEARL- LOOKING BEYOND THE SINUS HEADACHE

Share this content:

Always mindful of the overuse of antibiotics, I am particularly skeptical of a patient’s self-diagnosis of sinus infection when the chief complaint is frontal headache. An assessment of the temporomandibular joints via palpation and joint excursion can often redirect the diagnosis and treatment.
—Carolyn Hiscox, MSN, ANP-C, Tiverton, R.I. (107-22)

You must be a registered member of Clinical Advisor to post a comment.
close

Next Article in Advisor Forum

Sign Up for Free e-newsletters