Hematemesis

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Hematemesis

elis
Paramedic

66 YOF with a 6 week history of abdo pain and significant weight loss. One episode of #Hematemesis previously- admitted to hospital but no diagnosis made and currently awaiting an MRI. Patient states she has felt unwell all day, some episodes of loose stools, then felt lightheaded and vomited the above. O/A obs were- HR 120, RR 20, BP, 139/70, Sats 96%, temp 37.5 and BM 13. Abdo ++ rigid and distended, bowel sounds present, pain score 8/10. Pt. administered #Ondansetron and #Morphine to good effect. Working on the FRV so will try and get an update later on in the shift!

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