Tag GI bleeder
SMACC 2019 red clinical critical care 340

Hypothermia and varices

Variceal bleeds can lead to terrifyingly messy resuscitations; this talk reviews tricks and tips for rescuing your patient from massive GI bleeding disasters.
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Intubation of the GI bleeder

Massive GI hemorrhage presents multiple challenges during intubation: obscured view of vocal cords; risk of aspiration; risk of haemorrhagic shock and haemodynamic instability; risk to staff from contact with body fluids