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Nursing care plan upper gastrointestinal esophageal bleeding

I. Pathophysiology a. Ulceration and erosion of the mucosa of upper gastrointestinal (GI) organs, including stomach and esophagus, which is indicated by presence of melena, hematemesis, or blood in gastric contents (following lavage) b. Arises from branches of the celiac … Continue reading

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