[Early discharge possible in acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding; new study results require adaptation of Dutch guideline].

Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding is still an important emergency situation with an incidence of 48-62 per 100,000 adults per year in the Netherlands. An international multicentre prospective study evaluated different risk scoring systems for patients presenting with upper gastrointestinal bleeding. The authors showed that patients with a Glasgow… CONTINUE READING