The effect of tracheotomy on ventilator-associated pneumonia rate in children


Topal S., Demir E., Atakul G., Colak M., Soydan E., Karaarslan U. U., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.132, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Objectives: Data on the relationship between tracheotomy and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in children is very limited. We planned to evaluate the effect of tracheotomy on VAP rates in children.