Epidemiology and risk factors of intensive care unit-acquired infections: a prospective multicentre cohort study in a middle-income country.

@article{Meri2012EpidemiologyAR,
  title={Epidemiology and risk factors of intensive care unit-acquired infections: a prospective multicentre cohort study in a middle-income country.},
  author={Meliha Meriç and Nur Baykara and Suleyman Hilmi Aksoy and Iclal Ozdemir Kol and G{\"u}rdal Yilmaz and Nurhayat Beyazit and Birgul Mete and Haluk Vahaboğlu},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={53 4},
  pages={260-3}
}
INTRODUCTION This study aimed to determine the incidence and risk factors of infections among patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) in tertiary care hospitals in Turkey. METHODS Adult patients who were admitted to the ICUs of five tertiary care hospitals for over 48 hours between June and December 2007 were monitored daily. Potential risk… CONTINUE READING