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Epistaxis - red flag symptoms

Epistaxis - red flag symptoms

Format

Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

July 30, 2014

Updated

August 3, 2016

Programme Description

In this article Dr Suneeta Kochar provides an overview of the red flags to look for in a patient with epistaxis. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include causes of epistaxis and conducting a clinical assessment.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Recognise possible abnormal changes in bleeding
  • Identify, diagnose and refer possible serious cases of epistaxis
  • Understand when to make an urgent referral
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Suneeta Kochar
    GP
    Bexhill
    East Sussex
    United Kingdom

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.

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