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Univ. of Chicago Hospitals, IL. deals a complete, updated review of acute gastrointestinal bleeding. contains a medical survey of acute GI bleeding, the radiologic method of administration, algorithms, and an emphasis on sufferer administration. Hardcover, publication now not but to be had. DNLM: Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage--diagnosis.

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5). Although cases are most often self-limited, complications that include hemorrhage, stricture, and perforation can occur (107). Care should be taken to evaluate for signs of perforation by monitoring vital signs, examination for crepitus in the chest and neck, and chest radiograph if doubt persists. Patients should be encouraged to sit upright and take an adequate amount of fluid with pills to minimize the risk of this condition. Topical agents such as sucralfate or lidocaine are sometimes used for symptomatic relief, although there are no data on their efficacy.

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