In Our Intensive Care Unit the Experience of the Checklist Use to Prevent Ventilator Associated Pneumonia


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Grassie S. S. , Kayaaslan B., Gevrek S. C. , Kumral D., Emre C.

JOURNAL OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF INTENSIVE CARE-TURK YOGUN BAKM DERNEGI DERGISI, vol.14, no.1, pp.13-17, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tybdd.63644
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF INTENSIVE CARE-TURK YOGUN BAKM DERNEGI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.13-17

Abstract

Objective: Intensive care units are high risk units for serious infections like ventilator associated pneumonia. Preventing ventilator associated pneumonia is one of the most important infection control practice in intensive care units. In this study, it was aimed to investigate the effect of the ventilator associated pneumonia prevention checklist use in decreasing ventilator associated pneumonia rates.