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What works & what doesn’t in GI bleeds?

 

Question 1: What is the Evidence behind the use of NGT, PPI’s & Octreotide?

Question 2: When would you transfuse blood?

Question 3: When would you want to scope your patient?

 

To help answering these questions:

(1) NICE: https://www.evidence.nhs.uk/evidence-update-63

(2) NICE: http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/CG141

(3) How to Identify and Manage Massive Gastroesophageal Hemorrhage:

http://m.jems.com/article/patient-care/how-identify-and-manage-massive-gastroes

(Source: https://twitter.com/UCAirCareDoc/status/507356505834655744)

(4) SGEM#61: Blood on Blood (Transfusion Strategies for Upper GI Bleeds) http://thesgem.com/2014/01/sgem61-blood-on-blood-transfusion-strategies-for-upper-GI-bleeds/

(5) Practical Evidence – Episode 5 – Upper GI Bleed Guidelines

http://emcrit.org/practicalevidence/acute-upper-gi-bleeding-guidelines/

(6) EMCrit Podcast 5 – Intubating the Critical GI Bleeder

http://emcrit.org/podcasts/intubating-gi-bleeds/

(7) Thinking Critical –

http://thinkingcriticalcare.com/2014/01/08/but-doctor-hes-vomiting-blood-the-nejm-gi-bleed-article-by-villanueva-yup-time-to-reassess-transfusion-in-gi-bleed-foamed-foamcc/

(8) emDocs – MANAGEMENT AND DISPO OF UPPER GI BLEED

http://www.emdocs.net/management-dispo-upper-gi-bleed/

(9) LITFL- EBM Upper GI Haemorrhage

http://lifeinthefastlane.com/ebm-upper-gi-haemorrhage/

 

Abdulaziz AlMulaik

Abdulaziz AlMulaik

Assisstant Professor of Emergency Medicine - Critical Care Medicine at King Saud University Medical City (KSUMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Head of the Medical Education Division at the Department of Emergency Medicine. -- Author, Founder & Cheif Editor of ROCCEM.com - 2016 ©
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