The preprocedural care of the patient with gastrointestinal bleeding

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    This article considers the management of the gastrointestinal bleeding patient up to the time of endoscopy and/or surgery. It deals with initial assessment, resuscitation, history taking, examination, and preparation for both endoscopy and surgery. Clinical detail is emphasized, and stress is placed on the adequate organization of a gastrointestinal bleeding unit.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)551-558
    Number of pages8
    JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 1997


    • Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal
    • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
    • Humans
    • Medical History Taking
    • Physical Examination
    • Practice Guidelines as Topic
    • Preoperative Care
    • Resuscitation
    • Triage


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