Prognostic Risk Factors in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia


Karakuzu Z., İŞÇİMEN R. , Akalin H. , KELEBEK GİRGİN N. , Kahveci F., Sinirtas M.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.24, pp.1321-1328, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.905919
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.1321-1328
  • Keywords: Mortality, Organ Dysfunction Scores, Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated, Risk Factors, INTENSIVE-CARE-UNIT, CONTINUOUS MECHANICAL VENTILATION, CRITICALLY-ILL PATIENTS, TRACHEAL COLONIZATION, ANTIBIOTIC-THERAPY, SEPTIC SHOCK, APACHE-II, MORTALITY, INFECTIONS, INITIATION

Abstract

Background: Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is a nosocomial infection commonly seen in patients in intensive care units (ICU). This study aimed to analyze factors affecting prognosis of patients diagnosed with VAP.