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No frills management of epistaxis
  1. S C L Leong,
  2. R J Roe,
  3. A Karkanevatos
  1. Otolaryngology Department, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr S C Leong
    34A Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool L8 1TE;


Epistaxis is a common, potentially life threatening, emergency but first line medical staff are often not adequately trained in its management. This paper presents an illustrated step by step guide to the management of epistaxis by junior doctors in the emergency department.

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