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Early Investigations of Haematemesis
  1. G. N. Chandler,
  2. A. D. Cameron,
  3. A. H. Nunn,
  4. D. F. Street


    Most series of haematemesis or melaena present data about the clinical problems in relation to the final diagnosis. When a patient is admitted there is the problem of management which depends to a considerable extent on the diagnosis. This paper demonstrates that it is possible to achieve an accurate diagnosis in 80% during the first 24 hours.

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    • * Presented at the meeting of the British Society of Gastroenterology at Belfast on November 6, 1959.