Cross Your Heart to Prevent Nasal Injury

December 31, 2006

To prevent epistaxis or damage to theseptum from the use of a corticosteroidnasal spray, advise patients to crosstheir arms and spray with the handcontralateral to the target nostril.

To prevent epistaxis or damage to the septum from the use of a corticosteroid nasal spray, advise patients to cross their arms and spray with the hand contralateral to the target nostril.
- Joann B. Morey, PA-C
   Benicia, Calif

 

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