Assessment and management
Consider clotting status
First aid (described in Patient Information Leaflet)
Perhaps prescribe Naseptin to reduce recurrence
Cautery if available
Urgent Care Clinic
Urgent care clinic is for acute uncontrolled epistaxis – contact ENT on call via switchboard.
Chronic epistaxis, (repeated dribbling epistaxis that is self limiting or responds to first aid measures (ice and pressure)) can be referred for assessment to our main clinic