When to use antibiotics in the cirrhotic patient? The evidence base

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Φορέας Ελληνική Γαστροεντερολογική Εταιρία
Συλλογή Annals of Gastroenterology When to use antibiotics in the cirrhotic
patient? The evidence base
Επιμέρους συλλογή Short reviews
ΠεριγραφήBacterial infections are very common in advanced cirrhosis and are a leading cause of death of these patients. Early and appropriate empirical antibiotic treatment of infection is essential in determining patient’s outcome. A strategy of careful restriction of prophylactic antibiotics to the high-risk populations could contribute to the reduction of multidrug resistant bacteria. This article reviews and reports the current knowledge in the use of antibiotics in the cirrhotic patient.Keywords Cirrhosis, antibiotics, bacterial infection
Δημιουργοί Anastasiou, Jiannis Second Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens Williams, Roger
ΕκδότηςAnnals of Gastroenterology
Ημερομηνία2013-04-01
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ΠηγήAnnals of Gastroenterology; Volume 26, No 2 (2013); 128
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