Disease Information for Upper GI bleeding

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Paroxysmal Shivering
Rigors/Shaking chills
Teeth Chattering
Uncontrollable Shaking
Ashen look
Capillary Refill Time/CRT Abnormal
Low Blood Pressure
Postural Hypotension Non-neural
Signs of Poor Perfusion
Sudden pallor
Acute anemia symptoms
Black vomit
Blood in stool
Coffee ground vomitus
Dark/Black Melena Stool
Flatus/gas foul smelling
Foul stool
Glove stool exam guaiac positive
Hematochezia/Blood per Rectum
Maroon colored stool
Nausea
Stool color/appearance abnormal
Vomiting
Vomiting blood/hematemesis
Bleeding from mouth/oral blood
Acutely ill patient/signs
Chills
Collapse/Prostration
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever and Normal Sed Rate
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Mucous membrane pallor
Pale with profuse sweating
Pallor
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Refractory iron deficiency anemia
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
Past history/Iron deficient anemia
Recent Event
Recent/Aspirin treatment/large amount
Established Disease Population
Patient/Alcoholism/chronic alcoholic
Patient/Aspirin/salicylate treatment chronic
Patient/Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Patient/NSAIDS regular intake
Patient/Anticoagulated
Patient/Barret's esophagus
Patient/Peptic ulcer disease
Patient/Cirrhosis
Patient/Rheumatoid arthritis
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Reticulocytosis
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
STOOL/Downey Test Apt (Fetal Hemoglobin) Abn
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Blood smear/platelets clumped (Lab)
Dropping hematocrit/hemoglobin (Lab)
Normocytic anemia
Normocytic/Normochromic Anemia (Lab)
PFA100 (Platelet Function Assay/?) abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Hematocrit (Lab)
Hemoglobin (Lab)
RBC/Red Blood Count (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
BUN/Blood urea nitrogen (Lab)
BUN/Creatinine ratio (Lab)
Platelet count (Lab)
Polychrome RBCs (Lab)
Reticulocytes (Lab)
URINE Ammonia
STOOL Occult blood
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
CVP/Venous pressure low
Gastroscopy/Abnormal
X-RAY With contrast
UGI/Gastric multiple filling defects
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute anuria/renal failure
Anemia
Azotemia in Children
Azotemia/Acute
Death/Unanticipated
Exsanguinating hemorrhage
Gastrointestinal bleeding
Hepatic encephalopathy
Hypotension
Hypovolemia
Hypovolemic shock
Shock
Syncope/Fainting
Thrombocytosis
Volume depletion (intravascular)
Watermelon stomach GAVE scleroderma
Upper GI bleeding
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Hypothyroidism
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Stomach disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Blood volume/decrease/low
Synonyms
Synonym
GASTROINTESTINAL BLEED UPPER, UGI bleed, Upper gastrointest haemorrhage, Upper gastrointest hemorrhage, upper gastrointestinal bleed, Upper gastrointestinal bleeding, Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage, Upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage, Upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (disorder), Upper GI gastrointestinal haemorrhage, Upper GI gastrointestinal hemorrhage, upper gi bleed, Upper GI bleeding, Upper GI blood loss, Upper GI gastrointes haemorrh, Upper GI haemorrhage, Upper GI hemorrhage, Synonym/Dieulafoy Lesion Gastric artery variant
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Warfarin (Coumadin)
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Blood transfusion/packed cells
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Gastroscopic Cautery Therapy
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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