Epistaxis: a review of hospitalized patients.

  title={Epistaxis: a review of hospitalized patients.},
  author={C F Huang and C H Shu},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed},
  volume={65 2},
  • C F Huang, C H Shu
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BACKGROUND Epistaxis is a common disease. That is usually self-limited and controlled by extemal compression. However, posterior epistaxis is occasionally complicated and needs hospitalization. The aim of this study is to analyze the etiology of epistaxis that requires hospitalization, and present the results of the treatments. METHODS From June 1997 to May 1999, 44 patients admitted under diagnosis of epistaxis were retrospectively investigated. Among these patients, 7 were admitted twice… CONTINUE READING


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