Hospitalized incidence and case fatality for upper gastrointestinal bleeding from 1999 to 2007: a record linkage study.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is the most common emergency managed by gastroenterologists. AIM To establish the hospitalized incidence and case fatality for upper GI bleeding, and to determine how they are associated with factors including day of admission, hospital size, social deprivation and distance from hospital. METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2036.2010.04495.x

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