Jun 28, 2018
You're on the rapid response team and are called over to a patient presenting with hypotension.
Per nursing, the patient is a 58 year old male with a PMH of:
While in the room, the patient vomits a large amount of bright red blood, followed by a drop in the systolic blood pressure to the 70s.
The patient looks lethargic, unresponsive to verbal stimuli or a sternal rub. You see fresh blood in the oropharynx.
What should you do next?
We'll walk you through and answer that for you in today's podcast.
p.s. this is part 3 of 3 for the GI bleed lecture series. Next week, we'll tackle a brand new topic.
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