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Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the UK: Patient characteristics, diagnoses and outcomes in the 2007 UK audit

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Objective: To describe the patient characteristics, diagnoses and clinical outcomes of patients presenting with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (AUGIB) in the 2007 UK Audit. Design: Multi-centre survey. Setting: All UK hospitals admitting patients with AUGIB. Participants: All adults (>16 years) presenting in or to UK hospitals with AUGIB between 1 May and 30 June 2007. Results: Data on 6750 patients (median age 68 years) was collected from 208 participating hospitals. New admissions...

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10.1136/gut.2010.228437

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Journal:
Gut
Volume:
60
Issue:
10
Pages:
1327-1335
Publication date:
2011-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-3288
ISSN:
0017-5749
URN:
uuid:df90199f-b4d3-4c13-ad9f-519b54b700f7
Source identifiers:
179825
Local pid:
pubs:179825
Language:
English

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