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Epistaxis, “Answers”

 1. How do you differentiate an anterior from a posterior nosebleed? Whether you’re sitting high in the bleachers of a baseball game or treating a patient in the Emergency Department, nosebleeds can be an extremely frustrating, common, and sometimes even life-threatening disease process.  Nosebleeds have been reported to occur in over 60% of the general population…  
emlyceum.com
over 6 years ago
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Epistaxis First Aid in the ED

Here’s a little youtube video on the initial first aid management of epistaxis in the ED, with the easy to use “tongue-depressor nasal-peg”!  
edexam.com.au
over 6 years ago
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Laryngoscopy – A Definition of Terms

TAMING THE SRU POST RIGHT HERE!  
prehospitalmed.com
over 6 years ago
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Suction Assisted Laryngoscopy Airway Decontamination

Suction Assisted Laryngoscopy Airway Decontamination UW Madison Mar 2015 from AirwayNautics on Vimeo. Movie captures the important lessons of a simulation session based upon using a rigid suction catheter (Yankauer and other variant) to decontaminate the airway of a modified Laerdal Difficult Airway Simulator mannequin. The technique described in this simulation is known as the…  
prehospitalmed.com
over 6 years ago
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Owning the Peritonsillar Abscess

A few pearls for optimizing management of the patient presenting with a peritonsillar abscess.   
emcurious.com
over 6 years ago
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lump-in-my-throat

A 19-year-old-male with no known past medical history, presents in progressive respiratory distress shortly after undergoing a tooth extraction about 6 hours prior to presentation. Symptoms began initially as “a lump in his throat” and difficulty swallowing, but eventually progressed to mild dyspnea after 1-2 hours. Denies FB or allergies. On arrival he appears anxious and is breathing at 18 breaths per minute with an O2 saturation of 100%. There is no stridor at presentation. There is no intra-oral, facial, or obvious neck swelling. There is no skin involvement or abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. You suspect allergic reaction and give IM epi, IV steroids, benadryl and pepcid. ENT is consulted for scope.  
sinaiem.org
over 6 years ago
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a-tale-of-two-trachs

34 year old male with PMHx quadriplegia 2/2 GSW 8 years prior, with elective tracheostomy after his early disease course was complicated by frequent intubations for sepsis, presents to ED from NH with fever x1 day.  
sinaiem.org
over 6 years ago
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Post-Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage - emdocs

We also know that the easiest, way to halt bleeding is to put some manual pressure on the source. Well,how do you put your finger on a bleeding tonsil?  
emdocs.net
over 6 years ago
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Bullous Myringitis - HQMedEd.com

Though prospective data with modern gold standard testing are rare, the literature suggests that Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a rare cause of bullous myringitis, and treatment should not differ from that of acute otitis media.  
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over 6 years ago
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SGEM#53: Sunday, Bloody Sunday (Epistaxis and Tranexamic Acid)

Guest Skeptic: Dr. Erich Hanel, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at McMaster University and the newest member of the BEEM Dream Team  
thesgem.com
over 6 years ago
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Do Patients with Posterior Epistaxis Managed by Posterior Packs Require ICU Admission? - R.E.B.E.L. EM - Emergency Medicine Blog

Should patients with posterior packs for epistaxis be admitted to the ICU for continuous monitoring due to the risk of life-threatening bradydysrhythmias.  
rebelem.com
over 6 years ago
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High flow systems for apnoeic oxygenation |

Apnoeic oxygenation during laryngoscopy via nasal prongs has really taken off in the last couple of years in emergency department RSI, and is associated with decreased desaturation rates in out-of-hospital RSI.  
resus.me
over 6 years ago
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Do Patients with Epistaxis Managed by Nasal Packing Require Prophylactic Antibiotics? - R.E.B.E.L. EM - Emergency Medicine Blog

Should patients with epistaxis and posterior packs should be given prophylactic antibiotics to prevent serious infectious complications.  
rebelem.com
over 6 years ago
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Hay fever: Can airborne allergies be cured?

It's time to retrain the immune system. From hanging out in cowsheds to overexposure to the culprit – here are some ways that hay fever could be beaten  
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over 6 years ago
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Hay fever: Do allergies change over time?

From asthma to shellfish allergies, hay fever may be just the start of a cascade of related conditions. What's more, we could become more susceptible with age  
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over 6 years ago
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Hay fever: What happens when an allergy kicks in?

Allergens can get right up your nose, causing symptoms like sneezing and itchy eyes – and it's all down to your own immune system overreacting  
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over 6 years ago
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Dr. Tim Knudsen, Otolaryngology

Get to know Dr. Tim Knudsen, otolaryngology.  
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over 6 years ago
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Dr. Tim Knudsen, Otolaryngology - YouTube

Get to know Dr. Tim Knudsen, otolaryngology.  
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over 6 years ago