Assessment of Risk Factors for Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in the Medical Intensive Care Unit


Alp E., GÜNDOĞAN K., Guven M., SUNGUR M.

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE, vol.2, no.2, pp.34-38, 2011 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/dcbybd.2011.08
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.34-38
  • Keywords: Ventilator-associated pneumonia, mechanical ventilation, ventilatory parameters and modes, risk factors
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: To detect the risk factors for ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) and role of ventilator parameters in the development of VAP in a Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU).