Inflammatory response of gastric mucosa to injury—“gastritis”
3 lines of defense of gastric mucosa:
Mucous layer that forms protective pH gradient
Surface epithelial cells that can repa...
Epigastric pain or discomfort (episodic and chronic)
Bloating, indigestion, eructation,...
IV fluid resuscitation
ABCs with acute erosive or hemorrhagic gastritis that presents with hemodynamic instability
IV fluid resuscitation with lact...
Acute hemorrhagic or erosive gastritis that presents with upper GI tract bleeding, tachycardia, and hypotension
Uncontrolled pain or vomiting
Coagulopathy from med...
Gastritis/gastropathy is a common presentation to ED.
Symptoms typically are dyspepsia, nausea, and vomiting.
ED management depends on patient's clinical symptoms, but should include...
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535.00 Acute gastritis, without mention of hemorrhage
535.30 Alcoholic gastritis, without mention of hemorrhage
535.50 Unspecified gastritis and gastroduodenitis, without mention of hemorrhage
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