[National Study of Control of Nosocomial Infection in Intensive Care Units. Evolutive report of the years 2003-2005].

@article{lvarezLerma2007NationalSO,
  title={[National Study of Control of Nosocomial Infection in Intensive Care Units. Evolutive report of the years 2003-2005].},
  author={Francisco {\'A}lvarez-Lerma and Mercedes Palomar and Pedro Mar{\'i}a Olaechea and Juan Jos{\'e} Otal and Josu Insausti and Enrique Cerd{\'a}},
  journal={Medicina intensiva},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={6-17}
}
OBJECTIVE Describe the national rates of acquired invasive device-related infections in the ICU during 2003, 2004 and 2005, their etiology and evolution of the multiresistance markers. DESIGN Prospective, observational study. SCOPE Intensive Care Unit or other units where critical patients are admitted. PATIENTS 21,608 patients admitted for more than 24 hours in the participating ICUs. MAIN VARIABLES OF INTEREST Device related infections: pneumonias related with mechanical ventilation… CONTINUE READING
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