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Probiotics: Should We Use Them Proactively in Critical Illness?

Kapil Dev Soni

Keywords : Critical illness, Dysbiosis, Intensive care units, Probiotics, Systematic review, Umbrella review, Ventilator-associated pneumonia

Citation Information : Soni K D. Probiotics: Should We Use Them Proactively in Critical Illness?. Indian J Crit Care Med 2022; 26 (3):266-267.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-24174

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 30-03-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


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