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Table 5 Proportion of the patients who received SUP and incidence of HAP and CDI

From: Impact of the stress ulcer prophylactic protocol on reducing the unnecessary administration of stress ulcer medications and gastrointestinal bleeding: a single-center, retrospective pre-post study

 Preintervention, n = 50Postintervention, n = 50p
SUP, n (%)50 (100)19 (38)<0.001
H2B, n (%)42* (84*)7 (14) 
PPI, n (%)15* (30*)12 (24) 
HAP, n (%)7 (14)3 (6)0.32
CDI, n (%)0 (0)0 (0)1.00
  1. SUP stress ulcer prophylaxis, H2B histamine type 2 receptor blocker, PPI proton pump inhibitor, HAP hospital-acquired pneumonia, CDI Clostridioides difficile infection
  2. *Some patients in the preintervention group were administered both H2B and PPI; thus, the total was greater than 100%