GI Prophylaxis

Indications:

Coagulopathy, plt < 50K, INR >1.5, or PTT >2 x control

Mechanical ventilation for >48 hours

h/o GI ulceration or bleeding within past year

●TBI, traumatic SCI, burn injury 

Two or more of the following minor criteria:

  • sepsis
  • ICU >1week
  • occult GI bleeding x >=6 days
  • glucocorticoid therapy (>250 mg hydrocortisone or equivalent)

 

Reference:

“Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis In The Intensive Care Unit.” Uptodate.com, 2017. 30 Oct. 2017.

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