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GI Bleed

AUTHOR:
Joanna Odenthal
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Triage patients to determine the severity of GI bleeding and the level of intervention required.
  2. Formulate a differential diagnosis for upper GI bleeding, including varices, peptic ulcer disease, vascular malformations and esophageal tears.
  3. Use associated symptoms, risk factors and severity to determine likely sources of lower GI bleeding.
  4. List and describe common causes of lower GI bleeding.
  5. Discuss the work-up and management of upper and lower GI bleeding.
Section
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > Approaches and Chief Complaints in Gastroenterology > GI BLEED
Section
AccessMedicine > Gastroenterology > Key Clinical Trials and Publications in Gastroenterology > GI BLEED > List
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2022 > Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Surgery, 6e > Case 17 > Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Hemorrhage (Nonvariceal)
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Surgery, 6e > Case 18 > Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Hemorrhage (Variceal)
Case File
AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 28 > Upper GI Bleed
Case File
AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 29 > Lower GI Bleed
Section
AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > GI/Hepatology > Esophageal Varices

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