OUTCOME OF ACUTE UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING POST IMPLEMENTATION OF A PROTOCOL BASED MANAGEMENT IN A DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL
- Decreasing Trend of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Mortality Risk Over Three Decades. Taefi, Amir; Cho, Won; Nouraie, Mehdi // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Oct2013, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p2940
Background: Upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) causes over $1 billion in medical expenses annually. Aims: The purpose of this study was to examine changes of UGIB mortality risks and trends over the last three decades. Methods: We analyzed the National Hospital Discharge Sample from 1979 to...
- Hospital care for low-risk patients with acute, nonvariceal upper GI hemorrhage: a comparison of neighboring community and tertiary care centers. Oei, Tommy T.; Dulai, Gareth S.; Gralnek, Ian M.; Chang, Dong; Kilbourne, Amy M.; Sale, Gwen Alofaituli // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2002, Vol. 97 Issue 9, p2271
OBJECTIVES:The proportion of patients admitted to the hospital with acute upper GI hemorrhage (UGIH) who are at low risk for adverse outcomes may be substantial. The process of care for this low risk population likely varies across practice settings but has not been extensively studied. Use of...
- Managing Patients With Acute, Nonvariceal Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage: Development and Effectiveness of a Clinical Care Pathway. Podila, Prasad V.; Ben-Menachem, Tamir; K. Batra, Surinder; Omganti, Nagaraja; Posa, Patricia; Fogel, Ronald // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan2001, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p208
OBJECTIVES: To develop a clinical care pathway for the management of patients with acute upper or lower nonvariceal GI hemorrhage (GIH) who do not require immediate surgical intervention. To test the effectiveness and safety of the pathway in improving the efficiency of care for patients with...
- Endoscopic management of non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Yadav, Praveen Kumar; Liu, Zhan-Ju // HealthMed;2012, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p3519
No abstract available.
- A restrictive transfusion strategy reduced 45-day mortality in patients with acute upper GI bleeding. Dunn, Andrew // Annals of Internal Medicine;3/19/2013, Vol. 158 Issue 6, pJC6
The article studies the importance of restrictive transfusion strategy in patients with acute upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. It informs that 921 patients of more than 18 years of age with acute upper GI bleeding were diagnosed. The result showed that restrictive transfusion strategy...
- Does Preendoscopy Rockall Score Safely Identify Low Risk Patients following Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage? Johnston, Matthew R.; Murray, Iain A.; Schultz, Michael; McLeod, Peter; O’Donnell, Nathan; Norton, Heather; Baines, Chelsea; Fawcett, Emily; Fesaitu, Terry; Leung, Hin; Park, Jeong-Yoon; Salleh, Adibah; Zhang, Wei; García, José A. // Gastroenterology Research & Practice;5/18/2015, Vol. 2015, p1
Objective. To determine if preendoscopy Rockall score (PERS) enables safe outpatient management of New Zealanders with upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (UGIH). Methods. Retrospective analysis of adults with UGIH over 59 consecutive months. PERS, diagnosis, demographics, need for endoscopic...
- Treatment of massive gastrointestinal bleeding occurred during autologous stem cell transplantation with recombinant activated factor VII and octreotide. Atas, Erman; Kesik, Vural; Gürsel, Orhan // Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics;Jul-Sep2015, Vol. 11 Issue 3, Special section p667
After hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), patients may suffer from bleeding. One of the bleeding type is gastrointestinal (GI) which has serious morbidity and mortality in children with limited treatment options. Herein, we presented a child with upper GI bleeding post autologous...
- Clinical Decisions to Limit Treatment. Lo, Bernard; Jonsen, Albert R. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Nov80, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p764
Presents the case of a patient with gastrointestinal hemorrhage which raises the question of limiting medical treatment. Reasons for limiting treatment; Information on who should decide about the treatment.
- GETTING YOUR PATIENT THROUGH A LOWER GI BLEED. Petlin, Ann M.; Carolan, Jacqueline M. // RN;Feb82, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p42
Discusses how nurses can help patients with lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. Ways to determine whether the bleeding is coming from the upper or lower tract; Causes of lower GI bleeding; How nurses can help patients during sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. INSET: WHAT'S CAUSING THE BLEEDING?.