Ventilator-associated pneumonia in surgical emergency intensive care unit.

@article{Ertugrul2006VentilatorassociatedPI,
  title={Ventilator-associated pneumonia in surgical emergency intensive care unit.},
  author={Bulent Mustafa Ertugrul and Ayşe Yildirim and Pinar Ay and Serkan Oncu and Atahan Arif Cağatay and Nahit Çakar and Cemalettin Ertekin and Halit Ozsut and Haluk H Eraksoy and Semra S Çalangu},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={52-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the incidence, risk factors and the etiology of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in surgical emergency intensive care unit (ICU) patients. METHODS We conducted this prospective cohort study in the surgical emergency ICU of Istanbul Medical Faculty between December 1999 and May 2001. We included 100 mechanically ventilated… CONTINUE READING