Risk factors associated with clinically significant gastrointestinal bleeding in pediatric ED


Gultekingil A., TEKŞAM Ö., Gulsen H. H. , Ates B. B. , Saltik-Temizel I. N. , DEMİR H.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.36, no.4, pp.665-668, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.12.022
  • Journal Name: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.665-668

Abstract

Introduction: Gastrointestinal bleeding is a common problem in pediatric emergency department (PED). Some of these patients can lose significant amount of blood which may lead to shock. The aim of this study is to determine the risk factors predicting clinically significant gastrointestinal (GIS) bleeding in patients presenting to PED.