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This guideline covers patients suffering with acute nose bleeds.
Check if the patient is taking aspirin, clopidogrel, prasugrel or warfarin. If so, bleeding is less likely to stop easily
Bleeding has not stopped and the patient is hemodynamically un- well
Bleeding has stopped and the patient is hemodynamically well
Emergency referrals to A&E should be submitted by phone to the nearest hospital.
This guideline has been signed off by the Western Locality on behalf of NEW Devon CCG.
Publication date: December 2016