Review: Antibiotic prophylaxis reduces mortality and bacterial infection in cirrhosis and gastrointestinal bleeding

Ioannou, George N.; Kowdley, Kris V.
November 2002
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p94
Academic Journal
Discusses research being done on the effectiveness of antibiotic prophylaxis in reducing bacterial infection and mortality in patients with cirrhosis and gastrointestinal bleeding. Reference to study by K. Soares-Weiser and colleagues; Sources of data; Results and conclusion.


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