INCIDENCE AND RISK FACTORS OF NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS IN ELDERLY AND ADULT PATIENTS IN INTENSIVE CARE UNITS


Ozdemir K., DİZBAY M. , UĞRAŞ DİKMEN A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.16, no.2, pp.155-160, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.155-160

Abstract

Introduction: The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence and risk factors for the development of nosocomial infections (NI) in elderly patients who were treated in the medical intensive care units (ICU). Factors affecting mortality were also evaluated.