PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.32, no.4, pp.817-822, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Ventilator associated pneumonia, Intensive care unit, Infection, ATTRIBUTABLE MORTALITY, INFECTIONS, MULTICENTER, PREVENTION, VALIDATION
Objectives: Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is a significant cause of hospital-related infections, one that must be prevented due to its high morbidity and mortality. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence and risk factors in patients developing VAP in our intensive care units (ICUs).