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Acute Variceal Bleed (GI Bleed Part 3/3): ​You're on the rapid response team and are called over to a patient presenting with hypotension.  Per nursing, the patient is a 58 year old male with a PMH of: ​ETOH abuse (1 pint of vodka daily) Cirrhosis While in the room, the...

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​You're on the rapid response team and are called over to a patient presenting with hypotension.  Per nursing, the patient is a 58 year old male with a PMH of: ​ETOH abuse (1 pint of vodka daily) Cirrhosis While in the room, the patient vomits a large amount of bright red blood, followed by a drop in the systolic blood pressure to the 70s.​ The patient looks lethargic, unresponsive to verbal stimuli or a sternal rub. You see fresh blood in the oropharynx.  What should you do next? We'll walk you through and answer that for you in today's podcast.    p.s. this is part 3 of 3 for the GI bleed lecture series. Next week, we'll tackle a brand new topic.  - Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/medgeeks - Follow us on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/medgeeksinc - Ace your exams: https://learn.medgeeks.co/ - We'd love to hear your feedback: team@medgeeks.co - This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing standard of care in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast, video, or blog.

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