Review Article May 2015

The Current Definitions of Health-Care Associated Infections in Intensive Care Units

The incidence of nosocomial infections is higher than other sites of the hospitals at intensive care units (ICUs) because of high frequency of invasive interventions and multidrug resistant microorganism%u2019s prevalence. The most frequent nosocomial infections in ICUs%u2019 are ventilator-related pneumoniae, urinary tract infections, catheter-related bacteremia and surgical site infections. The definitions of health care associated infections and the diagnosis criteria…

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  • Recieved 04.10.2013
  • Accepted 25.10.2013
  • Published Online 25.10.2013
  • Printed 01.05.2015
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.2084
  • Author Ercan Yenilmez, Asim Ulcay, Levent Gorenek, Hüsrev Diktas
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2015;6(3):401-404
  • Index Page 401-404
  • How to Cite Ercan Yenilmez, Asim Ulcay, Levent Gorenek, Hüsrev Diktas. The Current Definitions of Health-Care Associated Infections in Intensive Care Units. J Clin Anal Med. 2015;6(3):401-404
  • Running Title Health-Care Associated Infections
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