Tonsils & Adenoids

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has leaflets called Tonsils and Adenoids and Tonsillitis.

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Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy

From ENT (UK), the website of the British Association of Head and Neck Surgeons.

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Your tonsillectomy as day surgery

Information from the Royal College of Anaesthetists and Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Tonsillectomy using laser

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Suction Diathermy Adenoidectomy

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Management of Sore Throat and Indications for Tonsillectomy

Guideline from SIGN.

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Tonsillectomy - Information for Parents

Information from Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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Adenoids and Adenoidectomy

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Tonsillitis

Information from BUPA.

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Adenoid and Tonsil Removal (adenotonsillectomy)

Information from BUPA.

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Enlarged Adenoids

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

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More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

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