Evaluation of risk factors in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by Acinetobacter baumannii


Baran A. İ. , Celik M., Arslan Y., Demirkıran H., Sünnetçioğlu M., Sünnetçioğlu A.

BALI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.9, no.1, pp.253-258, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.15562/bmj.v9i1.1751
  • Journal Name: BALI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.253-258

Abstract

Purpose: Ventilator-associated pneumonia is a significant disease with high mortality rates. Acinetobacter baumannii is one of the most critical pathogens leading to ventilator-associated pneumonia. This study aims to evaluate the underlying risk factors in patients diagnosed with ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by Acinetobacter baumannii, who were followed in intensive care units of our hospital.