An examination of healthcare-associated infections in elderly patients


Iskender S., YILMAZ G., Koksal I.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.47, no.6, pp.1693-1698, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1706-92
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1693-1698

Abstract

Background/aim: Healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) are increasing due to the growing numbers of elderly people requiring long-term care and immunosuppressive therapies. The purpose of this study was to examine HCAIs occurring in elderly inpatients in our hospital.