Complications of nonsteroidal antiiflammatory drug gastropathy and use of gastric cytoprotection: experience at a tertiary care health center.

@article{Bakowsky1999ComplicationsON,
  title={Complications of nonsteroidal antiiflammatory drug gastropathy and use of gastric cytoprotection: experience at a tertiary care health center.},
  author={Volodko S Bakowsky and John G. Hanly},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={26 7},
  pages={1557-63}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine what proportion of patients admitted to an academic medical center with complications of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) gastropathy had true indications for NSAID use, and whether patients with risk factors for NSAID gastropathy were receiving appropriate cytoprotection. METHODS A retrospective chart review was carried… CONTINUE READING