Management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding

  • I Govender University of Pretoria
  • S Rangiah University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • H Okonta Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
Keywords: upper gastrointestinal bleeding, management


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

Author Biographies

I Govender, University of Pretoria

Department of Family Medicine, Kalafong Hospital and University of Pretoria, South Africa

S Rangiah, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Department of Family Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

H Okonta, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

Department of Family Medicine, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, South Africa

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