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gastrointestinal, mucosal disease, pharmacologic therapy, stress-related, ulceration



  1. Singh, Harpriya MD
  2. Houy, Traci L. BSN, RN
  3. Singh, Navdeep MBBS
  4. Sekhon, Sandeep MD


Physiologic stress associated with illness and hospitalization is known to result in gastrointestinal ulceration, especially among the critically ill. The complication of this stress-related mucosal disease could be prevented with appropriate application of pharmacologic prophylaxis. Vigilance by the nursing staff is required to properly detect and manage the condition.