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

 
This item is provided by the institution :

Repository :
Annals of Gastroenterology
see the original item page
in the repository's web site and access all digital files if the item*
share



Report (EN)

2013 (EN)
When to use antibiotics in the cirrhotic patient? The evidence base (EN)

Williams, Roger
Anastasiou, Jiannis

Bacterial 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 (EN)

info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

Ελληνική Γαστροεντερολογική Εταιρία (EL)
Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

2013-03-29


Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

1792-7463
1108-7471
Annals of Gastroenterology; Volume 26, No 2 (2013); 128 (EN)



*Institutions are responsible for keeping their URLs functional (digital file, item page in repository site)