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Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants:
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000453234.32378.cb
CME: Gastroenterology

Assessing upper gastrointestinal bleeding in adults

Pezzulo, Gabrielle; Kruger, Danielle MS Ed, RPA-C

Continued Medical Education
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Abstract

ABSTRACT: Acute upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is a potentially life-threatening condition requiring accurate, prompt, and appropriate patient evaluation and management. Clinicians of all specialties must know the best practices for preventing and managing upper GI bleeding. This article focuses on assessing and managing adults with acute nonvariceal upper GI bleeding.

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