One of the most prevalent presentations to an emergency department is gastrointestinal diseases and emergencies. Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and fever are all common symptoms observed at the emergency room. The differential diagnosis varies depending on the patient's age and gender, the length of symptoms, systemic effects, recent travel or exposures, and the symptom description. Gastrointestinal emergencies are a tremendous clinical and financial burden in emergency departments all around the world. They account for 12% of all emergency visits and are linked to a death rate of more than 10%.
A gastroenterology nurse is a type of nurse who specialises in treating patients with digestive tract diseases, problems, and injuries. A gastroenterology (gastrointestinal, or GI) nurse is a registered nurse who specialises in diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal system as a whole. In addition to operations, education, and therapies, GI nurses support physicians.