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Association of Hypertension With the Risk and Severity of Epistaxis

Association of Hypertension With the Risk and Severity of Epistaxis Key PointsQuestionIs hypertension associated with the risk and severity of epistaxis? FindingsThis nationwide population cohort study of 71 498 individuals found that, compared with patients without hypertension, those with hypertension appeared to have an increased risk of epistaxis, had more emergency department visits, and required more posterior nasal packing procedures. MeaningThis study suggests that hypertension is associated with an increased risk and severity of epistaxis. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery American Medical Association

Association of Hypertension With the Risk and Severity of Epistaxis

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2020 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
2168-6181
eISSN
2168-619X
DOI
10.1001/jamaoto.2020.2906
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Abstract

Key PointsQuestionIs hypertension associated with the risk and severity of epistaxis? FindingsThis nationwide population cohort study of 71 498 individuals found that, compared with patients without hypertension, those with hypertension appeared to have an increased risk of epistaxis, had more emergency department visits, and required more posterior nasal packing procedures. MeaningThis study suggests that hypertension is associated with an increased risk and severity of epistaxis.

Journal

JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 10, 2021

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