Risk Factors for Pneumonia in Ventilated Trauma Patients with Multiple Rib Fractures

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Hyun Oh Park; Dong Hoon Kang; Seong Ho Moon; Jun Ho Yang; Sung Hwan Kim; Joung Hun Byun;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Journal: Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,volume 50,issue 5,pages346-354 (issn: 2233-601X, eissn: 2093-6516)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.5.346, pmc: PMC5628962
  • Subject: Wounds and injuries | Clinical Research | Injuries | RD1-811 | Ventilator-associated pneumonia | Thoracic injuries | Surgery
    mesheuropmc: respiratory tract diseases

Background: Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is a common disease that may contribute to morbidity and mortality among trauma patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). This study evaluated the associations between trauma factors and the development of VAP in ... View more
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