Wounds sustained from animal bites are a common ED complaint. Read on below for an approach to bites that reviews when/how to close, use of antibiotics, when to give tetanus and indications for rabies prophylaxis.
Jared Klein, MD
Epistaxis is a common ED complaint. There is a wide spectrum of presentation ranging from mild to severe and potentially life threateniing. Read on to learn some of the basics regarding risk factors, types and how to approach!