Multi-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii on a burns unit--clinical risk factors and prognosis.

@article{Wong2002MultiresistantAB,
  title={Multi-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii on a burns unit--clinical risk factors and prognosis.},
  author={Ting Hway Wong and Ban Hock Tan and Moi Lin Ling and Colin Song},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={349-57}
}
Burns patients are highly susceptible to infection, and preventing and treating infection are integral to the successful management of severe burns.Multi-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (MR-AB) strains are becoming increasingly important in nosocomial infections. We conducted a retrospective study of all adult admissions to the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) National Burns Center over an 18-month period. The only independent risk factors for the acquisition of MR-AB were the APACHE II score… CONTINUE READING

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