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GI emergencies - pa


Small intestine 90% of all absorption occurs here
Mallory weiss Act of vomiting ( stomach/ esophagus tears )
Hepatitis b/c/d Higher risk among IV drug users/ prohibited Blood-blood contact
Portal vein Transports venous blood from GI tract directly to the liver for processing of nutrients that have been absorbed
Esophageal varices Amount of pressure with in the blood vessels surround the esophagus S/s : serve dysphagia , vomiting of right red blood, hypotenion and signs of shock
Created by: Emtb108793