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Gastrointestinal Bleeding

AUTHOR:
Joseph Mort
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Develop a differential diagnosis for a patient presenting with upper GI bleed and lower GI bleed.
  2. List the initial steps in management for a patient presenting with hematemesis.
  3. Explain the workup of a patient with melena, profuse hematochezia, and a small amount of bright red blood per rectum when wiping.
  4. Describe the role of endoscopy in management of acute GI bleeding and diagnosis of chronic GI bleeding.
Section
AccessMedicine > Clinician's Pocket Reference: The Scut Monkey, 11e > Chapter 3. Differential Diagnosis: Symptoms, Signs, and Conditions > Hematemesis, Melenemesis, and Melena
Section
AccessMedicine > Clinician's Pocket Reference: The Scut Monkey, 11e > Chapter 3. Differential Diagnosis: Symptoms, Signs, and Conditions > Hematochezia
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Symptom to Diagnosis: An Evidence-Based Guide, 3e > GI Bleeding
Figure
AccessMedicine > MANAGEMENT OF COMMON EMERGENCY PROBLEMS > Gastrointestinal Bleeding > IMMEDIATE MANAGEMENT OF LIFE-THREATENING BLEEDING > Figure
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Family Medicine 4th ed. > Case 23 > Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Case File
AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 28 > Upper GI Bleed
Case File
AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 29 > Lower GI Bleed

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