When is admission to the ICU indicated for lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding (LGIB)?

Updated: Jul 26, 2019
  • Author: Burt Cagir, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

Patients who are hemodynamically unstable with active bleeding should be admitted to the medical intensive care unit (MICU). Early consultation with both a gastroenterologist and a surgeon is recommended.


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