approach to GI bleed

GI bleeds can range from small hemorrhoids to exsanguinating bleeds, and we need a systems-based approach to help resuscitate, diagnose, risk stratify and treat.   A pseudo-GI bleed from swallowed blood risk aspiration from hematemesis B pseudo-GI bleed from hemoptysis C: CARDIOVASCULAR Dysfunctional LV: CHF puts patient at higher risk of GI bleed Outflow: aorto-enteric…