Reveiz, Ludovic MD, MSc; Guerrero-Lozano, Rafael MD; Camacho, Angela MD; Yara, Lina MD; Mosquera, Pa

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Research Institute (LR, PAM), Grupo de Evaluación de Tecnologías, and the Department of Pediatrics (RG-L, AC, LY), National University of Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia

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Abstract and IntroductionAuthors and DisclosuresReveiz, Ludovic MD, MSc; Guerrero-Lozano, Rafael MD; Camacho, Angela MD; Yara,Lina MD; Mosquera, Paola Andrea Psi, MScResearch Institute (LR, PAM), Grupo de Evaluacin de Tecnologas, and the Department ofPediatrics (RG-L, AC, LY), National University of Colombia, Bogot, Colombia.AbstractObjective: To identify and evaluate the quality of evidence supporting prophylactic use oftreatments for stress ulcers and upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Stress ulcers, erosions ofthe stomach and duodenum, and upper gastrointestinal bleeding are well-knowncomplications of critical illness in children admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit.Data sources: Studies were identified from the Cochrane Central Register of ControlledTrials, PUBMED; LILACS; Scirus. We also scanned bibliographies of relevant studies.Study Selection: This systematic review of randomized controlled trials assessed the effectsof drugs for stress-related ulcers, gastritis, and upper gastrointestinal bleeding in criticallyill children admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit.Data extraction and synthesis: Two reviewers independently extracted the relevant data.Most randomized controlled trials were judged as having unclear risk of bias. When poolingtwo randomized controlled trials, treatment was significantly more effective in preventingupper gastrointestinal bleeding (macroscopic or important bleeding) compared with notreatment (two studie

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