1. Name of the location of 90% of epistaxis
2. A genetic disorder that forms AV malformations in the skin, lungs, brain etc
3. Name of posterior vascular plexus in the nasal cavity causing posterior epistaxis
4. 1st line treatment for all epistaxis
5. The common brand name for anterior nasal packing
6. Chemical used in cautery sticks
7. Physically scaring complication of posterior nasal packing with foleys catheter
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1. The difference between tracheostomy and laryngectomy
2. Common indications for tracheostomy
4. Physiological changes with a tracheostomy
5. What incidents can occur with tracheostomies?
6. Different types of tracheostomy tubes
7. Airflow through the different tubes
9. Essential steps in managing a tracheostomy-related emergency
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