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Table 3 Injuries where stress ulcer prophylaxis is routinely administered*

From: Stress ulcer prophylaxis in trauma patients

Injury Yes No Do not have substantial numbers of this injury
Head injury 106 (90%) 5 (4%) 7 (6%)
Spinal cord injury 100 (85%) 6 (5%) 11 (10%)
Thermal injury 62 (57%) 6 (6%) 40 (37%)
Multiple trauma 102 (88%) 10 (9%) 4 (3%)
Hepatic injury with need for partial resection 77 (69%) 12 (11%) 23 (20%)
  1. * Data are expressed as the number of institutions responding to the question (percentage of responders).