Epistaxis

 

Question 1: How do you mange active epistaxis ?
Question 2: Is there any association between hypertension & epistaxis ?
Question 3: Is topical Tranexamic acid (TXA) effective in the treatment of epistaxis ?

 

To help answer these questions check the following resources:

(1) http://lifeinthefastlane.com/epistaxis/
(2) http://www.edtcc.com/blog/2011/12/18/myth-buster-episode-2-hypertension-and-epistaxis.html
(3) http://www.emlitofnote.com/2013/09/tranexamic-acid-for-epistaxis.html

(4) http://thesgem.com/2013/11/sgem53-sunday-bloody-sunday-epistaxis-and-tranexamic-acid/ 

(5) http://www.acepnow.com/article/topical-tranexamic-acid-better-nasal-packing-anterior-epistaxis/ 

(6) http://rebelem.com/topical-tranexamic-acid-epistaxis-oral-bleeds/

Abdulaziz AlMulaik

Abdulaziz AlMulaik

Assisstant Professor of Emergency Medicine - Critical Care Medicine at King Saud University Medical City (KSUMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Head of the Medical Education Division at the Department of Emergency Medicine. -- Author, Founder & Cheif Editor of ROCCEM.com - 2016 ©
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