Stress induced gastrointestinal bleeding in a pediatric intensive care unit: which risk factors should necessitate prophilaxis?


Sahin S., Ayar G., Yazici M., Koksal T., Akman A. O. , Gunduz R. C. , ...More

MINERVA PEDIATRICA, vol.68, no.1, pp.19-26, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Name: MINERVA PEDIATRICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-26
  • Keywords: 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
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No

Abstract

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.