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Management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding

I. Govender, S. Rangiah, H. I. Okonta
South African Family Practice | Vol 61, No 5 : September/October| a4942 | DOI: | © 2019 I. Govender, S. Rangiah, H. I. Okonta | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 October 2019 | Published: 28 October 2019

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I. Govender, Kalafong Hospital and University of Pretoria, South Africa
S. Rangiah, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
H. I. Okonta, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, South Africa

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This paper will describe the common symptoms, signs and causes of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. We will then provide advice on the management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding at primary care level.


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