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Poor outcomes in hospitalized patients with gastrointestinal bleeding: impact of baseline risk, bleeding severity, and process of care.

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OBJECTIVES: Previous studies have found higher mortality rates among inpatients (IPs) compared with new admissions (outpatients, OPs) with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (AUGIB), but no studies have investigated the cause for this. The objective of this study was to determine whether the difference in outcomes between IPs and OPs with AUGIB can be explained by differences in baseline characteristics, bleeding severity, or processes of care. METHODS: Data were collected from 6,657 prese...

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10.1038/ajg.2014.263

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Journal:
American journal of gastroenterology More from this journal
Volume:
109
Issue:
10
Pages:
1603-1612
Publication date:
2014-10-01
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EISSN:
1572-0241
ISSN:
0002-9270
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:483159
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uuid:685d03ef-693f-4d77-8484-3c18e975597d
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pubs:483159
Source identifiers:
483159
Deposit date:
2014-09-11

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