Interviewee: Peter Lim
James talks to Dr Peter Lim, Medical Superintendent and Gastroenterology Staff Specialist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, on the management of upper GI bleeding on the wards.
Dr Peter Lim has a passion for medical education and is involved in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, in both prevocational and vocational domains. He is a Conjoint Clinical Lecturer for the University of Sydney and runs the Basic Physician Training Program at RPA. His practice includes both gastroenterology and hepatology and he has a broad interest in general medicine.
With Dr Peter Lim, Gastroenterologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
Case – You are a Junior Doctor on the ward seeing a 73 year old male admitted with a neck of femur fracture who is now 2 days post-repair. You get a call from the nursing staff that the patient has had some haematemesis. Nursing staff also report the patient had some nausea and a history of some black stools.
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