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Gastrointestinal Bleeding (cont.)

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Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Editor: Bhupinder Anand, MD

REFERENCES:

MedscapeReference. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding.

MedscapeReference. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Michael W Stratemeier, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, North Shore University Hospital. Coauthor(s): Lisa Vignogna, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, North Shore University Hospital. Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Ron Fuerst, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Carolina College of Medicine; Director, Children's Emergency Center, Children's Hospital of Richland Memorial Hospital.


Last Editorial Review: 3/23/2012

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