An assessment of ventilator-associated pneumonias and risk factors identified in the Intensive Care Unit


Karatas M. , SAYLAN S., Kostakoglu U. , YILMAZ G.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.32, ss.817-822, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 32 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.12669/pjms.324.10381
  • Dergi Adı: PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.817-822

Özet

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).