NGT on Upper GI Bleed? - page 2

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I'm reading materials regarding gastro and came across inserting an NGT as an appropriate intervention for possible Upper GI Bleed, s/p knee surgery. Given that we're ruling out Upper GI Bleed, wouldn't inserting an NGT might... Read More

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    We put NG tubes in all the time with upper gi bleeds. They are low int suction. Often if the bleeding has slowed, we lavage them and see if its still bleeding. Also to rule out upper gi bleeds we put in NG tubes to lavage.