Ventilator associated pneumonia: risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and prevention]
Medicina (Kaunas, Lithuania), Volume 39, Issue 11, 2003, Pages 1057-1064.
Treatment in the intensive care units has aggressive character. A lot of invasive diagnostic and treatment procedures are used in order to keep vital functions of the patients. Some complications are associated with treatment methods. Hospital acquired infections are the main cause of mortality. Since artificial lung ventilation is the mo...More
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