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Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in over 16s: management [CG141]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Recommendation: 1.3.2

Offer endoscopy within 24 hours of admission to all other patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

What was measured: Proportion of people with upper gastrointestinal bleeding who received an endoscopy within 24 hours.
Data collection end: July 2014
Area covered: Local
Source: BMC cancer 2017 VOL 17 PP 365 Time to endoscopic intervention in patients with upper gastrointestinal patients can be improved with pathway provision Singer R, Campbell P, Fernandes C, Statham P, Hochhauser D, and Bridgewater J

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