Pediatric epistaxis: epidemiology, management & impact on quality of life.

@article{Davies2014PediatricEE,
  title={Pediatric epistaxis: epidemiology, management & impact on quality of life.},
  author={Karen Davies and Kadambari Batra and Rania Mehanna and Ivan Keogh},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2014},
  volume={78 8},
  pages={
          1294-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Epistaxis in the pediatric population is a common problem for both primary care physicians (PCPs) and otolaryngologists. Although a frequent reason for referral to ENT clinics, data is lacking regarding causes, effects on quality of life and common treatment modalities. METHODS Prospective, clinical and questionnaire based study, with ethical approval. We identified 50 cases of pediatric epistaxis (<16 years old) over a 6-month period. A thorough clinical history was taken, first… CONTINUE READING
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