Antimicrobial therapy in patients with acute variceal hemorrhage: CONCLUSION

In: Antimicrobial therapy

28 Sep 2012

Variceal hemorrhage

Patients with liver disease admitted with variceal hemorrhage were often not prescribed antimicrobial therapy to reduce the risk of bacterial infection. Our results imply that published practice guidelines are not being consistently observed. A large-scale, well-designed study with mortality outcome may be required to support the recommendations made in clinical guidelines and their successful implementation in practice.

The authors have no conflict of interest to declare. A poster of this research report was presented at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting in October 2004. This was an unfunded study conducted at Vancouver General Hospital and undertaken in fulfillment of the requirements for directed studies project credit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia. You should always visit the best pharmacies to get your medications cheap and safely. You will find this to be particularly advantageous and safe, buying any drugs required in just a few minutes.

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