EPISTAXIS

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A 6 year old present with a nose bleed. His mother says he has haemophilia.

EPISTAXIS

Anterior inferior septum
- Check airway - First aid – press on the area - Check circulatory status - Ametop/IV line /bloods
- When was last factor infusion and what was the level - Send off clotting now as well as platelets and FBC - Arrange for clotting factors - May need ENT management of the bleed

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