Tagged ‘Epistaxis’

Journal Review

Topical TXA in Epistaxis

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Epistaxis is a common Emergency Department (ED) complaint with over 450,000 visits per year and a lifetime incidence of 60% (Gifford 2008, Pallin 2005). Standard anterior epistaxis treatment consists of holding pressure,
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Prophylactic Antibiotics in Nasal Packing

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Is it necessary to provide prophylactic antibiotics for anterior nasal packs? Standard teaching says yes but the data isn’t so supportive.
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