AUGB

(redirected from Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding)
AcronymDefinition
AUGBAcute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
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Changes in aetiology and clinical outcome of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding during the last 15 years.
Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding is associated with considerable morbidity and mortality rates (13%), as well as the enormous financial burden on health services.
Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding due to peptic ulcer disease can be prevented through strict and judicious use of aspirin and NSAIDs, eradication of H.
Stress ulcer syndrome, the occurrence of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation from stress-related mucosal damage, is a well-established, significant cause of morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients (Zuckerman, Cort, & Shuman, 1988).
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