What is the role of prophylaxis in the treatment of pediatric gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding?

Updated: Dec 19, 2018
  • Author: Wayne Wolfram, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Robert K Minkes, MD, PhD  more...
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Critically ill pediatric patients may benefit from receiving prophylactic treatment to prevent upper gastrointestinal bleeding. However, evidence to guide clinical practice remains limited. [11]


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