MINERVA PEDIATRICA, vol.68, no.1, pp.19-26, 2016 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Child, Critical Illness, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Intensive Care Units, Pediatric, Prevention And Control, CRITICALLY-ILL CHILDREN, VENTILATOR-ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA, PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS, ULCER PROPHYLAXIS, GASTRIC PH, NOSOCOMIAL PNEUMONIA, RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS, RANITIDINE, SUCRALFATE, FREQUENCY
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BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and the risk factors of stress induced gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) in critically ill children, and to investigate the effect of prophilaxis. The setting was a 14-beded, tertiary care PICU.