SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.101, no.12, pp.1222-1226, 2008 (SCI-Expanded)
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SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
ventilator associated pneumonia, septic shock, hyperglycemia, lymphocytopenia, mortality, INTENSIVE INSULIN THERAPY, SEVERE SEPSIS, CARE UNITS, MORTALITY, INFECTION, SURVIVAL, TRIAL
Gazi University Affiliated:
Background: Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is one of the most frequent infections in intensive care units (ICUs), and nearly 50% of patients with VAP develop septic shock. Septic shock is an independent predictor for mortality in these patients.