In resource-limited settings, health facilities might lack the capability to diagnose a bleeding
disorder and might lack the blood products necessary for treatment.
(14) A comparative study of TRUS biopsy versus TP biopsy showed remarkably greater incidence rates of post-biopsy rectal bleeding
(50.5% vs 3.4%, P >0.01) in the former group.
"Patients should seek medical advice if they experience bleeding
after discharge for a heart attack," said study author Isabel Munoz Pousa of Alvaro Cunqueiro Hospital, Pontevedra, Spain.
It only takes a few minutes to die from potentially preventable bleeding
and in this hands-on class you can learn to save the victim's life by learning how to identify life-threatening bleeding
and how to stop it until medical personnel arrive.
The most common causes of UGIB are bleeding
duodenal ulcer (35%) and gastric ulcer (20%)4.
Combination therapy, especially injection followed by either ablation or mechanical therapy, is generally recommended to further reduce the risk of rebleeding to about 10%.4-6and has been associated with increasing nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and the high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with peptic ulcer bleeding
. Rapid assessment and resuscitation should precede the diagnostic evaluation in unstable patients with severe bleeding
On this World Haemophilia Day we highlighted the need for treatment for all people with a bleeding
disorder and this can only be achieved with the help of the community at large.
Trinidad said there are around 10,000 Filipinos with hemophilia and approximately 1 million others with related bleeding
disorders, such as Von Willebrand Disease.
If you are in the habit of popping anti-depressant pills used to treat anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder, then you could be at a risk of intestinal bleeding
which can range from mild to severe and can be life-threatening.
after menopause can be scary but research has shown that most post-menopausal bleeding
is caused by a noncancerous condition, such as vaginal atrophy, uterine fibroids, or polyps.
Among these patients the risk of a heart attack or stroke also dropped 11 per cent - and the risk of bleeding
went up 30 per cent.