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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 132
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2020.109898
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY

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.