Effective treatment protocol for posterior epistaxis: a 10-year experience.

  • Cliff Cannon
  • Published 1993 in
    Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official…


Posterior epistaxis remains a serious health problem. Modification of a traditional posterior pack using a Foley catheter has proved to be an effective method of treating these sites of severe posterior bleeding. Technological advancements in the form of a PCA infuser and pulse oximetry have allowed better control of packing-associated pain and identification of potential hypoxic complications.

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@article{Cannon1993EffectiveTP, title={Effective treatment protocol for posterior epistaxis: a 10-year experience.}, author={Cliff Cannon}, journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery}, year={1993}, volume={109 4}, pages={722-5} }