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Tranexamic acid for patients with nasal haemorrhage (epistaxis)

Abstract:
Background Epistaxis (nosebleed) most commonly affects children and the elderly. The majority of episodes are managed at home with simple measures. In more severe cases medical intervention is required to either cauterise the bleeding vessel, or to pack the nose with various materials. Tranexamic acid is used in a number of clinical settings to stop bleeding by preventing clot breakdown (fibrinolysis). It may have a role in the management of epistaxis as an adjunct to standar... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1002/14651858.cd004328.pub3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Author
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0000-0002-1261-5876
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John Wiley & Sons, Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
2018
Issue:
12
Article number:
CD004328
Publication date:
2018-12-31
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ISSN:
1469-493X
Pmid:
30596479
Source identifiers:
959222
Language:
English
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pubs:959222
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pubs:959222
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2019-01-16

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