Is the fall in platelet count associated with intensive care unit acquired pneumonia?

Oguzulgen İ. K. , Ozis T., Gursel G.

Swiss medical weekly, cilt.134, ss.430-4, 2004 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 134
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Dergi Adı: Swiss medical weekly
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.430-4


Principles: Intensive Care Unit Acquired Pneumonia is the most frequent infection among patients receiving mechanical ventilation and has an important impact on patient mortality. Thrombocytopenia is one of the most common laboratory abnormalities in Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between platelet count and Intensive Care Unit Acquired Pneumonia (ICUAP).