Gastrointestinal function in intensive care patients: terminology, definitions and management. Recommendations of the ESICM Working Group on Abdominal Problems

Reintam Blaser, Annika; Malbrain, Manu L N G; Starkopf, Joel; Fruhwald, Sonja; Jakob, Stephan M; De Waele, Jan; Braun, Jan-Peter; Poeze, Martijn; Spies, Claudia (2012). Gastrointestinal function in intensive care patients: terminology, definitions and management. Recommendations of the ESICM Working Group on Abdominal Problems. Intensive care medicine, 38(3), pp. 384-94. Berlin: Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00134-011-2459-y

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Acute gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunction and failure have been increasingly recognized in critically ill patients. The variety of definitions proposed in the past has led to confusion and difficulty in comparing one study to another. An international working group convened to standardize the definitions for acute GI failure and GI symptoms and to review the therapeutic options.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesiology (DINA) > Clinic of Intensive Care

UniBE Contributor:

Jakob, Stephan

ISSN:

0342-4642

Publisher:

Springer-Verlag

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:21

Last Modified:

22 Oct 2019 17:31

Publisher DOI:

10.1007/s00134-011-2459-y

PubMed ID:

22310869

Web of Science ID:

000300776300005

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.6932

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/6932 (FactScience: 212014)

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