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Gastrointestinal Blood Loss Scan

Gastrointestinal Blood Loss Scan is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Gastrointestinal bleed localization study, GI scintigram, GI bleed scintigraphy, lower GI blood loss scan.

Common Use:
To detect areas of active gastrointestinal bleeding or hemorrhage to facilitate surgical intervention or medical treatment. Usefulness is limited in emergency situations because of time constraints in performing the scan.

Area Of Application:
Abdomen.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Gastrointestinal Blood Loss Scan." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425217/all/Gastrointestinal_Blood_Loss_Scan.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Gastrointestinal Blood Loss Scan. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425217/all/Gastrointestinal_Blood_Loss_Scan. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Gastrointestinal Blood Loss Scan. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425217/all/Gastrointestinal_Blood_Loss_Scan
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Gastrointestinal Blood Loss Scan [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425217/all/Gastrointestinal_Blood_Loss_Scan.
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