Episode 18.0 – Influenza Testing + Epistaxis

This week we discuss some information on influenza testing in the ED and management of epistaxis.

October 19th, 2015 Download Leave a Comment Tags: ,

Show Notes

Show Notes

EMCrit: Dominating the Vent I http://emcrit.org/lectures/vent-part-1/

EMCrit: Dominating the Vent II http://emcrit.org/podcasts/vent-part-2/

ALiEM: Neuraminidase Inhibitors for Influenza – The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth. Finally.

EM Lit of Note: Remember, Tamflu is Still Junk.

EM Lit of Note: Which Review of Tamflu Data do You Believe?

Zahed R et al. A new and rapid method for epistaxis treatment using injectable form of tranexamic acid topically: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Emerg Med 2013; 31: 1389-92. PMID: 23911102

Derkay CS et al. Posterior nasal packing. Are Intravenous antibiotics really necessary? Arch Otolaryngol 1989; 115: 439-41. PMID: 2923686

Pepper C et al. Prospective study of the risk of not using prophylactic antibiotics in nasal packing for epistaxis. J Laryng Otology 2012: 257-9. PMID: 22214602

Biggs TC et al. Should prophylactic antibiotics be used routinely in epistaxis patients with nasal packs? Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2013; 95: 40-2. PMID: 23317726

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