Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Mortality for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Middle-Aged, Old, and Very Old Critically Ill Patients

Blot S. , Koulenti D., Dimopoulos G., Martin C., Komnos A., Krueger W. A. , ...Daha Fazla

CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, cilt.42, ss.601-609, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: We investigated the epidemiology of ventilator-associated pneumonia in elderly ICU patients. More precisely, we assessed prevalence, risk factors, signs and symptoms, causative bacterial pathogens, and associated outcomes.