What Is Epistaxis? - Definition, Causes & Treatment


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What is the medical term for a nosebleed?

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1. Which of the following is a common cause of nosebleeds?

2. Which of the following should you NOT do if you have a nosebleed?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your knowledge of epistaxis. You can receive a passing grade on the quiz if you know a process that seals a blood vessel that is bleeding and the amount of time a person should pinch their nose shut with a nosebleed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments will evaluate you on:

  • Causes of nosebleeds
  • A process that seals a blood vessel
  • The amount of time the nose should be pinched with a nosebleed
  • An action people should not carry out with nosebleeds
  • Another name for a nosebleed

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on epistaxis
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the causes of nosebleeds
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding treatment of nosebleeds

Additional Learning

To strengthen your knowledge of epistaxis, check the related lesson titled What is Epistaxis? - Definition, Causes & Treatment. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Identify what epistaxis is
  • Recall the causes of epistaxis
  • Review the treatment of epistaxis
  • Learn about what can be done about serious epistaxis