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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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Nursing care plan ncp gi gastrointestinal bleed acute upper

Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleed, Acute Upper Upper GI bleeding accounts for a significant number of hospital admissions each year. Ulcers in the stomach or duodenum are the major cause of GI bleeding. Other causes include esophageal varices, erosive esophagitis or gastritis, … Continue reading

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