A comparison of the effects of epinephrine and xylometazoline in decreasing nasal bleeding during nasotracheal intubation

@inproceedings{Song2017ACO,
  title={A comparison of the effects of epinephrine and xylometazoline in decreasing nasal bleeding during nasotracheal intubation},
  author={Jaegyok Song},
  booktitle={Journal of dental anesthesia and pain medicine},
  year={2017}
}
Background Various techniques have been introduced to decrease complications during nasotracheal intubation. A common practice is to use nasal packing with a cotton stick and 0.01% epinephrine jelly. However, this procedure can be painful to patients and can damage the nasal mucosa. Xylometazoline spray can induce effective vasoconstriction of the nasal mucosa without direct nasal trauma. In this study, we aimed to compare the efficacy of these two methods. Methods Patients were randomly… CONTINUE READING

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