After the procedure, the patients are in their caregiver’s care. The following videos are intended to provide instructional information to assist the caregiver with their care.
Each patient is discharged with cotton balls in their nostrils and have gauze over their nose. The patient’s caregiver has been briefed about the patient’s care and has been given a post-op bag that has extra gauze, extra cotton balls, surgical tape, day after procedure instructions, nasal irrigation instructions, and caregiver instructions.
How to Prepare Gauze
How to prepare gauze: If the patient’s gauze becomes saturated with blood, here is a video on how to prepare a fresh gauze with surgical tape and how to place it over the patient’s nose.