Non-variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding (NVUGIB)
Non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB) remains a common and challenging emergency for gastroenterologists and general physicians. The current recommendations for the management of patients with NVUGIB have been updated. In the course, Dr. Danny J. Avalos discusses the prevalence and risk factors for patients with NVUGIB and the latest guidelines on scoring systems, optimal endoscopy timing and the determination of appropriate patient management to optimize care and outcomes.
Hospitalists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, House Physicians and Physician Assistants.
- Identify the prevalence and risk factors for patients with non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB).
- Outline the pathophysiology of NVUGIB.
- Utilize the appropriate upper gastrointestinal (UGI) bleeding scoring system in the determination of patient management and optimal timing for upper endoscopy.
- Utilize evidence-based data in the determination of appropriate anticoagulation therapy after NVUGIB.
Danny J. Avalos, M.D.
Danny J. Avalos, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Mark Rosenthal, D.O., conference director, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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