Modern management of acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding.


An acute upper gastrointestinal bleed (AUGIB) often represents a life-threatening event and is recognised universally as a common cause of emergency hospitalisation. Large observational studies have improved our understanding of the disease characteristics and its impact on mortality but despite significant advancement in endoscopic management, mortality… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2013-131842