James talks to Dr Peter Lim, Medical Superintendent and Gastroenterology Staff Specialist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, about the management of upper GI bleeding on the wards.
Script Writer: Abhijit Pal
Summary Writer: Abhijit Pal
Editor: James Edwards
Interviewee: Peter Lim
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.
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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