A prospective study of clinical profile of patients with epistaxis at secondary level care metro hospital

  • Dr.Deepti Pandey SRLNM CharitableTrust Hospital, Varanasi, UP,India
Keywords: Epistaxis, Nasal cautery, Nasal packing

Abstract

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.

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Author Biography

Dr.Deepti Pandey, SRLNM CharitableTrust Hospital, Varanasi, UP,India

Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist

Published
2016-06-30
How to Cite
Dr.Deepti Pandey. (2016). A prospective study of clinical profile of patients with epistaxis at secondary level care metro hospital. Asian Pacific Journal of Health Sciences, 3(2), 78-80. https://doi.org/10.21276/apjhs.2016.3.2.13