Leaky

Released on 21/06/2014

Key Learning Points

  • Adrenaline monotherapy
  • Diagnostic tests for H. pylori
  • H. pylori eradication therapy
  • Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy
  • When to transfuse platelets?

References

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