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Managing epistaxis in children

Managing epistaxis in children

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Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

0.5 hours


February 4, 2016


February 5, 2019

Programme Description

Mr Samuel Leong describes the causes, assessment and management of nasal bleeding (epistaxis) in children. Learning points for GPs and other primary healthcare professionals include management of nosebleeds, and when outpatient or emergency referral may be required.

Educational Objectives

After undertaking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • List the possible causes of nosebleeds
  • Reassure parents and help ensure effective management of nosebleeds
  • Be aware of the evidence base for interventions
  • Refer appropriately for potentially serious or recurrent epistaxis
  • Faculty

    Mr Samuel Leong
    Consultant ENT surgeon and rhinologist
    Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    United Kingdom


    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.


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