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Vasoconstricting Sprays with Direct Compression versus Direct Compression for Acute Anterior Epistaxis: Comparative Clinical Effectiveness

Last updated: September 18, 2017
Project Number: RB1138-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of vasoconstricting sprays prior to direct compression compared to direct compression alone for management of acute anterior epistaxis?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding vasoconstricting sprays prior to direct compression for management of acute anterior epistaxis?

Key Message

No relevant literature was identified regarding vasoconstricting sprays with direct compression versus direct compression for acute anterior epistaxis.