Clinical approach to diagnostic endoscopy in patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Abstract

The physician faced with a patient with a history of gastrointestinal bleeding must decide at the time that the patient is admitted to the hospital whether the patient can be evaluated by the routine scheduling of diagnostic procedures or if an emergent approach to the problem is indicated. If the patient has bled within 48 hr and if any of the findings… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01300799

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