James talks to Dr Anastasia Volovets about upper GI bleeding.
Summary Writer: Jeffrey Duncan
Script Writer: Anastasia Volovets
Editor: Anastasia Volovets
Interviewee: Anastasia Volovets
Dr Anastasia Volovets is a consultant gastroenterologist and hepatologist. After completing her advanced training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, she took off for the green pastures of Edinburgh in Scotland to complete a fellowship in advanced liver disease and liver transplantation. On return, she did some more liver transplantology as a consultant before settling into a part-time staff specialist duties at RPA as well as some private practice locally.
Anastasia loves teaching patients, nurses, medical students and other doctors almost as much as she loves the liver. She is currently involved in developing a statewide curriculum on gastrostomy feeding in her spare time and can often be found wandering the hospital with a cup of coffee and a toxicology textbook.
With Dr Anastasia Volovets, Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia.
You are a junior doctor working after hours and you are called to review a gentleman admitted with alcohol withdrawal who has just vomited up coffee ground vomitus.
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