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Nose bleeds

  • eMedicine, Epistaxis - Epistaxis is defined as acute hemorrhage from the nostril, nasal cavity, or nasopharynx. It is a frequent ED complaint and often promotes significant anxiety in patients and clinicians. However, more than 90% of patients who present to the ED with epistaxis may be successfully treated by an emergency physician (EP). Article by Todd Rothenhaus, MD

  • Epistaxis - Overview of Epistaxis. Nose bleeds are very common. The majority are controlled by time and direct pressure.

  • Immediate Response Training - Your aim should be to: Control blood loss & maintain a clear airway.

  • Nose bleeds - reviews the cause, first aid, prevention, precautions, and when to go to an emergency department for a nosebleed.

  • Nose Bleeds - Care and Prevention. Most nose bleeds are mere nuisances; but some are quite frightening, and a few are even life threatening. 

  • Nose Bleeds - "The doctor said I wouldn't have so many nosebleeds if I kept my finger outta there." - Ralph Wiggums, The Simpsons. (KidzWorld)

  • Nose Bleeds (Epitaxis) - Children often have a few isolated nosebleeds, but repeated nosebleeds will mean a trip to the doctor.

  • Nosebleeds in children - A nose starts to bleed when one of the small veins in its lining bursts. Another reason could be that the child has pushed something inside their nose. NetDoctor.co.uk

  • Nose Bleeds in Pregnancy - Nose bleeds are quite common in pregnancy because of hormonal changes.

  • Nose Bleeds: Overlooked Causes and Treatments of Epistaxis - Reviews often overlooked causes of nose bleeds (epistaxis) including vitamin K deficiencies, antibiotic usage and bleeding disorders.

  • Nosebleeds- What to Do When Your Nose Bleeds - Information from Your Family Doctor. Nosebleeds: What to Do When Your Nose Bleeds.

  • SC Nosebleeds - This site offers first aid for nosebleeds and questions to ask to determine level of emergency care needed.

  • TeenOutReach.com Health: Nose Bleeds - 17 Hints to Stop the Flow.

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