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Indications of Cook et al for Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis in a Critically Ill Patient

Specialty:

Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Gastroenterology

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Description:

Cook et al identified risk factors associated with stress ulceration and significant gastrointestinal bleeding. These can help identify those critically ill patients who may or may not benefit from stress ulcer prophylaxis. The authors are from the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group.

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