Secondary Haemorrhage Post-Tonsillectomy and Adenoid Surgery Management - ED - CHW

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Document Purpose

Standardised approach to emergency management of children presenting to emergency department with secondary haemorrhage after adenoid and tonsillectomy surgery. This will involve administration of haemostatic medication Tranexamic acid, antibiotics and observation in the hospital. The guideline will provide specific advice to be handed out to patients and families, guidance for acute management for junior medical officers and standardized approach for inpatient management.

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