STRESS ULCER PROPHYLAXIS IN CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS IN TAIWAN
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: CHANG, Wen-Yi (Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Department of Pharmacy, Taipei, China Taiwan)
- Co-author(s): Wen-Yi Chang
The American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) guideline recommends that stress ulcer prophylaxis (SUP) should be administered to all critically ill patients who are at high risk for gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. However, SUP may increase the risk of nosocomial pneumonia and Clostridium difficile infection.
A retrospective cohort study.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.