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Lower GI Bleeding Guidelines Update

Using the shock index, CTA, DOAC reversal... The British Society of Gastroenterology recently released their guidelines on LGIB bleeding evaluation and management. This post will provide you with the key takeaways.


EM@3AM: Jaundice in Adults

A 53-year-old male presents with nausea/vomiting and complains of turning “yellow”. He denies abdominal pain, fever, alcohol use, or acetaminophen intake. His vital signs are normal, and exam reveals icteric sclerae, jaundice of his face and chest, and hepatomegaly. He has no tenderness to abdominal palpation. What’s going on, and what’s your next step in evaluation and treatment?