Monday, December 1, 2014

Treatment of upper gastrointestinal bleeding mnemonic

We'll be taking about upper gastrointestinal bleeding today!
I am theory oriented these days. This is just a general guide to fill pages in my exam. Write everything you can remember!
The mnemonic is, "UPPER"

U: Upper gi bleed
P: Proton pump inhibitors like pantoprazole (And medical therapy)
E: Endoscopic therapy (Banding, Tamponade, Sclerotherapy, Laser, Hemoclip, etc.)
Embolization (CT angiography guided transcatheter embolization of artery)
R: Resuscitation (with fluids)
Ryles tube

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