Upper Gastrointestinal and Ulcer Bleeding

Publication Date: May 1, 2021
Last Updated: June 3, 2022

GUIDELINE STATEMENTS

Risk stratification

1. We suggest that patients presenting to the emergency department with UGIB who are classified as very low risk, defined as a risk assessment score with ≤1% false negative rate for the outcome of hospital-based intervention or death (e.g., Glasgow-Blatchford score = 0–1), be discharged with outpatient follow-up rather than admitted to hospital. ( Very Low , Conditional (weak) )
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Overview

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Upper Gastrointestinal and Ulcer Bleeding

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