Apr 10, Epistaxis (Greek for nosebleed) is a problem which has been a part of the patient is referred to a specialist his/her epistaxis should be taken. I. Introduction A. Approximately 7% to 14% of the American population has had at least one episode of epistaxis. B. Only about 10% of these nosebleeds come. NOSE: A. Epistaxis: (life threatening): 1. General – approximately % of people have an episode of epistaxis at least once in their lives, but only 10% of.

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In a prior study [ 6 ], we identified several risk factors associated with increased rates of ED visits for new-onset epistaxis, including older age, male gender, winter season and living in the northern U.

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Subscribe to Pediatric Care Online Purchase your individual subscription. In addition, systemic risk factors include bleeding diathesis, the intake of antiplatelet or anticoagulant medications.

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Two retrospective studies, Abrich et al.

Factors influencing recurrent emergency department visits for epistaxis in the elderly

In this regression analysis, we started with all variables and eventually eliminated those that were not significant to obtain the best fit model.

Risk factors for recurrent epistaxis: Additional ED visits for epistaxis are more common in the elderly and in males. Congestive heart failure, diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea are independent risk factors for readmission. You may then access the website remotely and unlock features for individual accounts. Patients with hypertension, atrial fibrillation, pulmonary embolism or mechanical heart valve were not found to significantly affect readmission rates.

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Patients presenting to the ED with an unidentified source of bleeding may receive packing or cautery that may not adequately tamponade the bleed. Sign in or purchase a subscription eppistaxis access this content.

In this study, our goal is utnb identify the rate and risk factors associated with recurrent admissions to the ED with recurrent epistaxis in the elderly. Table 2 Analysis of variables associated with epistaxis readmission.

Peaks were found in children younger than 10 years and in older adults between the ages of 70 and Men were also significantly more likely to present with recurrent epistaxis compared to women.


Factors influencing recurrent emergency department visits for epistaxis in the elderly

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Several demographic and comorbid risk factors for single epistaxis events have been identified in the literature [ 8 — 10 ]; however, it remains unclear whether the same risk factors are involved in recurrent epistaxis.

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Readmissions were defined as those visits to the ED with recurrent epistaxis occurring in the 12 month period following the incident epistaxis visits. We chose only those records with ED visits for epistaxis and patients epistais had full coverage of Part A, Part B without enrollment in any health maintenance organization HMO.

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