Clinical practice guideline on gastrointestinal bleeding prophylaxis for critically ill patients: Endorsement by the Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine

Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2020 Dec 28. doi: 10.1111/aas.13773. Online ahead of print.

Abstract

The Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine Clinical practice Committee endorses the BMJ Rapid Recommendation Gastrointestinal bleeding prophylaxis for critically ill patients-a clinical practice guideline. The guideline serves as a useful decision aid for clinicians caring for critically ill patients, and can be used together with clinical experience to decide whether a specific critically ill patient may benefit from gastrointestinal bleeding prophylaxis.

Keywords: AGREE II; clinical practice guideline; critical care; critically ill; gastrointestinal bleeding prophylaxis.

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  • Review