Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern in Bacteria Causing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in an Intensive Care Unit Patients
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Stockholm (Sweden)
- Type: Poster
- By: MOHEBI, Younes (Visveswarapura Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, pharmacy practice, Bangalore, India)
- Co-author(s): Younes Mohebi: pharmacy practice, visveswarapura institute of pharmaceutical sciences, Bangalore, India
Sepideh Zarenejad: pharmacy practice, visveswarapura institute of pharmaceutical sciences, Bangalore, India
Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is most common nosocomial infection which affects most of patients in the intensive care units (ICUs). VAN occurs 48 hours or more after endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation (MV) that was not intubating at the time of admission, likewise can develop after extubation.
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