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Table 3 Description of the route of administration for each institutions preferred agent

From: Survey of stress ulcer prophylaxis

Agent Administration route n
Histamine-2-antagonist Intermittent IV 63
  IV infusion 13
  Oral 27
  Feeding tube 36
Sucralfate Oral 13
  Nasogastric tube 20
Omeprazole Oral 4
  Nasogastric tube 4
  Enteral tube 2
Other   0
  1. Responders were permitted to check more than one administrationroute for their institution's preferred agent. IV, intravenous.