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This module describes the incidents of GI Bleed including peptic ulcers, stress ulcers, and esophagogastric varices. Included in the descriptions are the causes, clinical presentations, and treatment modalities.

Learning Objectives

After successfully completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the types of GI bleed
  • Recognize the presentations of GI bleed
  • List the causes of GI bleed
  • Recall the GI bleed treatments


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