Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia and Causative Microorganisms in Intensive Care Unit: A Two Year Retrospective Analysis

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Onur Palabıyık; Yaşar Toptaş; Aziz Öğütlü;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Galenos Yayinevi
  • Journal: Türk Yoğun Bakim Derneği Dergisi (issn: 2146-6416, eissn: 2147-267X)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4274/tybdd.60490
  • Subject: R | microorganism | Internal medicine | Ventilator-associated pneumonia | intensive care unit | Medicine | RC31-1245 | antibiotic susceptibility | Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid | RC86-88.9
    mesheuropmc: respiratory tract diseases | bacterial infections and mycoses

Objective: Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is the most common nosocomial infection in the intensive care units (ICUs). It causes prolonged hospital stay and increases mortality. In this study, we aimed to investigate the rate of VAP, causative microorganisms, and ... View more
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