Incidence and risk factors for gastrointestinal bleeding among patients admitted to medical intensive care units.

@article{Kumar2017IncidenceAR,
  title={Incidence and risk factors for gastrointestinal bleeding among patients admitted to medical intensive care units.},
  author={Shria Kumar and Christopher Ramos and Reuben J Garcia-Carrasquillo and Peter H. R. Green and Benjamin Lebwohl},
  journal={Frontline gastroenterology},
  year={2017},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={
          167-173
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To identify incidence and risk factors for new-onset gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) in a medical intensive care unit (ICU), a topic for which there is a paucity of recent studies. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Medical ICUs at our tertiary-care hospital, from 2007 to 2013. PATIENTS Patients who developed clinically significant GIB after entering the ICU. INTERVENTIONS Univariable and multivariable analyses. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Incidence and risk factors for… CONTINUE READING
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