All patients with posterior epistaxis should have emergent consultation with an otolaryngologist. Attempts at controlling bleeding with the appropriate balloon technique should not be delayed pending the arrival of a specialist physician. Because of the potential for serious morbidity and mortality associated with posterior packing, patients are usually admitted for observation. They may need sedation secondary to severe discomfort and require monitoring for hypoxia. Prophylactic antibiotics are generally given (see anterior packing).

Dealing With Back Pain

Dealing With Back Pain

Deal With Your Pain, Lead A Wonderful Life An Live Like A 'Normal' Person. Before I really start telling you anything about me or finding out anything about you, I want you to know that I sympathize with you. Not only is it one of the most painful experiences to have backpain. Not only is it the number one excuse for employees not coming into work. But perhaps just as significantly, it is something that I suffered from for years.

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