Drugs in Prevention and Treatment of Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding

  • R. Cockel
Conference paper
Part of the Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin / Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine book series (A+I, volume 167)

Abstract

Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (AUGIB) is relevant to intensive care in two distinct ways, firstly patients admitted to hospital with bleeding as the presenting complaint, and secondly critically ill patients who bleed during intensive care for other conditions. It is more convenient to consider these two areas separately as the former is predominantly concerned with treatment whilst prevention of bleeding is important in the latter situation.

Keywords

Placebo Aspirin Acidity Prostaglandin Dine 

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