The patient who comes with active nose bleeding is first taken to the examination chair and the inside of the nose is cleaned, cotton strips impregnated with medicine are placed into the nose, the patient's head is tilted forward and pressure is applied from the nose wing. With this application, 2/3 of nosebleeds can be stopped. In the meantime, the drugs used by the patient, the diseases, if any, and the presence of the history of surgery are questioned. Vital signs such as blood pressure and pulse are checked. If blood pressure is high, intervention is performed and vascular access is opened for necessary medication and fluid administration. Depending on the severity and frequency of nosebleeds and other accompanying problems, some blood tests are requested if necessary.
It is one of the most commonly used methods to control nosebleeds.
In suitable patients, chemical or electrocauterization is preferred according to the severity and location of the bleeding.
In more severe bleeding, anterior or posterior tamponade or both can be applied depending on the location of the bleeding.
There are different tampon options according to the severity of the bleeding and other accompanying diseases of the patient.