A NATIONAL AUDIT OF EMERGENCY ENDOSCOPY PRACTICES WITHIN JAG REGISTERED UNITS
- Accuracy of early endoscopy in acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/27/1982, Vol. 285 Issue 6354, p1540
Examines the accuracy of early endoscopy in acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Use of viewing instruments in performing endoscopy; Potential of severe bleeding to prevent adequate examination; Effects of examination on the management of patients.
- Upper gastrointestinal bleeding with a difficult endoscopy. Chen, Y.-Y.; Yen, H.-H.; Soon, M.-S. // Gut;Nov2007, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p1528
A quiz concerning the diagnosis for upper gastrointestinal bleeding through endoscopy is presented.
- Comparison of fibreoptic endoscopy in acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage in Africans and Europeans. Wicks, A.C.B.; Thomas, G.E.; Clain, D.J. // British Medical Journal;11/1/1975, Vol. 4 Issue 5991, p259
Examines the results of endoscopy in acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in a group of Africans and Europeans. Similarities in the incidence of gastric and duodenal ulceration; Main source of bleeding in both groups; Cause of gastric erosions.
- The characteristics of adults with upper gastrointestinal bleeding admitted to Tripoli Medical Center: a retrospective case-series analysis. Elghuel, Abdulbaset // Libyan Journal of Medicine;Jun2011, Vol. 6, p1
Background: Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) is a common reason for hospital admissions worldwide. Aetiological causes of UGIB vary according to geographic region and socioeconomic status. However, despite the implementation of early endoscopy as the standard method for the diagnosis...
- Management of gastrointestinal bleeding. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);8/15/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6289, p456
Examines the aspects of the managing gastrointestinal bleeding. Disadvantages of emergency endoscopy; Need to concentrate on the cardiovascular system of the patient during resuscitation; Dangers in admitting patients to special wards with facilities for intensive care.
- The Role of Endoscopy in Managing Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Gostout, Christopher J. // New England Journal of Medicine;01/13/2000, Vol. 342 Issue 2, p125
Editorial. Offers observations about the study by Jensen et al. The use of colonoscopy performed on an urgent basis for the diagnosis and treatment of acute hemorrhage from colonic diverticulosis; Uncertainty of the timing of colonoscopy and the best type of endoscopic therapy; Suggestions...
- SAFE EARLY DISCHARGE OF PATIENTS WITH LOW RISK UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGEâ€”A CHANGE IN PRACTICE. Hodgson, R.S.; Carter, M.J.; Barrett, A.A.; Ainsworth, A.; Catterall, A.P.; McIntyre, P.B.; Greenfield, S.M. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA77
Approximately 650 bed days are used by patients admitted with upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (UGIH) per annum in this hospital serving a population of 250 thousand. 145 of these are for patients with low risk UGIH (pre-endoscopy Rockalls scores 0 and 1). There are few data on clinical...
- CAN PATIENTS WITH AN UPPER GI BLEED BE DISCHARGED? Sourianarayanane, A.; Shenay, A.H.; Foster, D.N. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA81
There are various scoring systems For upper Gl bleeding to predict mortality, including the Rockall score. The newer Blatchford score predicts the need for intervention. These scores help in management of patients with least intervention requirement who are otherwise investigated including...
- Radiology and endoscopy in acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Fraser, G.M.; Rankin, R.N.; Cummack, D.H. // British Medical Journal;1/31/1976, Vol. 1 Issue 6004, p270
Examines the efficacy of radiology and endoscopy for the treatment of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Diagnosis of the disease; Complication of the technique; Identification of the bleeding for the management of the condition.