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ICU Management

Receptor blockers superior to proton pump inhibitors in preventing GI bleeding

2018 20 Jun

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and histamine type-2 receptor blockers (H2Bs) are the main stress ulcer prophylactic agents prescribed by critical care providers. According to results of a new study, H2Bs were robustly and consistently associated with significantly lower risk of clinically important gastrointestinal bleeding (CIGIB) compared to PPIs... Read more