Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis 

 

  • Use stress ulcer prophylaxis if mechanical ventilation >48 hrs or coagulopathy (platelets <50,000/m3 or INR >1.5) 

  • Either proton pump inhibitors or H2 receptor antagonists are reasonable 

 

 

Adapted from Surviving Sepsis Guidelines 2016. Critical Care Medicine: March 2017 - Volume 45, Issue 3, p 486–552

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