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Medical - Gastroenterology

Exploring the Depths of Gastroenterology: Unraveling the Intricacies of the Digestive System


Gastroenterological emergencies present unique challenges. From severe abdominal pain and gastrointestinal bleeding to acute pancreatitis and bowel obstructions, these conditions require prompt recognition and swift interventions. Prehospital healthcare providers play a crucial role in stabilizing patients and initiating appropriate care before reaching the hospital.


In this series of articles, we delve into the realm of gastroenterology in the prehospital setting, exploring the common emergencies encountered, discussing essential assessment techniques, and highlighting key interventions. Through these articles, we aim to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to optimise patient outcomes in gastroenterology emergencies.

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