A prospective study of clinical profile of patients with epistaxis at secondary level care metro hospital
Keywords:Epistaxis, Nasal cautery, Nasal packing
Clinical profile of 42 epistaxis patients and their management and outcome were prospectively studied. Majority of cases are of traumatic etiology followed by idiopathic occurrence. Hypertension is frequently associated in older patients with probable etiological role. Conservative management with nasal packing and where bleeding point is visualized, electric cauterization were highly successful in control of epistaxis. The strengthening of such efforts with availability of appropriate equipments, would enhance quality and efficiency of care in this frightening disorder most affecting pediatric age group.
How to Cite
Asian Pacific Journal of Health Sciences applies the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license to published articles. Under this license, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their content, but they allow anyone to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute and/or copy the content as long as the original authors and source are cited. Appropriate attribution can be provided by simply citing the original article.