PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.32, no.4, pp.817-822, 2016 (SCI-Expanded)
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PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Ventilator associated pneumonia, Intensive care unit, Infection, ATTRIBUTABLE MORTALITY, INFECTIONS, MULTICENTER, PREVENTION, VALIDATION
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated:
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).