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Risk Factors of Strate et al for Identifying a Patient with Potentially Severe Lower Intestinal Hemorrhage

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Gastroenterology

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Strate et al reported risk factors that can help identify a patient with lower intestinal hemorrhage who is likely to have a severe bleed. The findings can be often be detected on initial evaluation and can help identify those patients who may benefit from closer monitoring and more aggressive management. The authors are from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School.

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