But what, asked Dr Gittler, defines an OC-related bleed
, and is the incidence of bleeding different with different products and regimens?
As a result of these factors the traditional treatment of posterior bleeds
has been the use of 'blind' techniques of nasal packing with ribbon gauze soaked in BIPP (bisthmus iodine and phosphate paste) and inflating the balloon of a Foley's catheter in the patient's nasopharynx (this allows for control of the epistaxis where the actual bleeding site is not specifically identified).
Nearly all nose bleeds
can be treated quite simply by first aid, and there is no need to rush to the hospital or your GP.
Prophylaxis patients had significantly fewer joint hemorrhages per year and overall number of bleeds
per year compared to patients treated on-demand (joint bleeds
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