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Please Pass the Antacids – Will PEPTIC Change our Approach to ICU Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis?

Background: Critical illness and ICU admission comes with significant consequences – not just from the primary pathology but also from the secondary effects of therapies that may be begun to correct the abnormal physiology. One of these consequences in ventilated patients …

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Abdominal and Gastroinstestinal

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Proton Pump Inhibitors in UGIB

Upper gastrointestinal bleeding remains a common reason for emergency department visits and is a major cause of morbidity, mortality, and medical care costs. Often when these patients arrive, the classic IV-O2-Monitor is initiated and hemodynamic stability is assessed. One of the …

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Abdominal and Gastroinstestinal

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