comorbidity

Prognostic Factors Of Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding (UGIB) in Hospital Sultanah Nora Ismail, Johor

Patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) has high risk of mortality despite the advancement in technology and treatment options. This study was conducted to identify the prognostic factors of patients with UGIB. This retrospective (record review) study involved patients diagnosed with UGIB between 1st January 2011 and 31st December 2013 in adult wards (surgical, medical and orthopedic) and intensive care unit. Individual and clinical characteristics were the variables under study and outcome was taken as time of diagnosis till death due to the disease.

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