You are working at Clerkship General when the charge nurse grabs you – “hey we got a real sick one, a 57yo Male who I just put in the resuscitation bay, he is vomiting blood”.
- Place two large bore IVs
- Transfuse emergency uncross matched blood
- Administer IV Pantoprazole
- Administer IV Ceftriaxone and IV Octreotide
- Consult GI
Further Reading: EMDocs – GI Bleed