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, cilt.20, ss.249-255, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2012.048
  • Dergi Adı: TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.249-255

Özet

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).