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 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/dcbybd.2011.08
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.34-38

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).