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What is a nosebleed?
Epistaxis
What is a runny nose?
Rhinitis
If a patient has a cold for a week and a sinus infection, what will pt have?
Facial tenderness
What are early symptoms of larynx cancer?
dysphagia or hoarseness
After a laryengectomy what can't a patient do?
Place finger over stoma
Why are narcotics given in low doses to the laryngectgomy client?
They depress respiratory rate and cough reflex
If a patient has a serious nosebleed, what does the dr order and why
Local epinepherine - constricts blood vessels