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The hospital-based evaluation of laxative prophylaxis in ICU (HELP-ICU): A pilot cluster-crossover randomized clinical trial.

Journal of Critical Care.
Hay T; Deane AM; Rechnitzer T; Fetterplace K; Reilly R; Ankravs M; Bailey M; Fazio T; Anstey J; D'Costa R; Presneill JJ; MacIsaac CM; Bellomo R.
52:86-91, 2019 08.

Our aim was to compare three prophylactic laxative regimens on the rate of rectal tube insertion and major constipation- or diarrhea-associated complications.