Management of massive gastrointestinal bleeding

J. C. Meeroff

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Abstract

'Massive' GI bleeding is now defined as a hemorrhagic emergency leading to hypovolemic shock. Beyond the imperatives of vigorous emergency measures lie the challenges of etiologic diagnosis, location of bleeding source, and management of complications - all discussed in detail in this first of two articles. Treatment for bleeding lesions will be the subject of a later article.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)154A-154X
JournalHospital Practice
Volume21
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

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  • Medicine(all)

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