Does early tracheostomy decrease the nosocomial pneumonia incidence in cardiovascular surgery patients?


Turan S., Yavas S., Ayik I., Yamak B., Dilber E., Erdemli O.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.20, no.2, pp.249-255, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2012.048
  • Title of Journal : TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.249-255

Abstract

Background: This study aims to examine the correlation between the incidence of nosocomial pneumonia and the timing of tracheostomy in our cardiovascular intensive care unit (ICU).