Chapter 43. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

  1. Brian H. Rowe MD, MSc, CCFP(EM), FCCP Professor Research Director
  1. Michael Bullard MD, CCFP(EM), ABEM, FRCPC Professor2 and
  2. Justin Cheung MD, FRCP Staff Physician1

Published Online: 27 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303674.ch43

Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine

Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine

How to Cite

Bullard, M. and Cheung, J. (2008) Gastrointestinal Bleeding, in Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine (ed B. H. Rowe), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303674.ch43

Editor Information

  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

  2. 2

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161435

Online ISBN: 9781444303674

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • gastrointestinal bleeding - common ED presentation;
  • upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB);
  • Helicobacter-positive peptic ulcers (population) and antibiotic therapy (intervention);
  • Cox 1 non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs);
  • UGIB and LGIB diagnosis and therapy;
  • eradication versus non-eradication therapy comparison for recurrent bleeding;
  • impact of protein pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy versus placebo on persistent peptic ulcer bleeding rates for patients

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical scenario

  • Background

  • Clinical questions

  • General search strategy

  • Clinical review of the literature

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References