Stay Alert for Patients Who Need Help With Nosebleeds
Patients often ask how to stop nosebleeds.
A nosebleed can strike at any time. But it's rarely dangerous and can usually be managed with a few simple steps.
Treatment. Patients with a nosebleed should sit upright...lean FORWARD to limit swallowing or aspirating blood...and pinch the nose shut at the soft spot below the bridge for 10 to 15 minutes.