The Official Journal of the Turkish Society Of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (KLİMİK)

Nosocomial infections

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Original Article / VOLUME 4, ISSUE 4, DECEMBER 2022

Prospective Evaluation of Infections in Geriatric Patients in Intensive Care Units

Hasan Naz and others

Nosocomial infections (NIs) constitute a major health issue in terms of morbidity, high mortality, prolonged hospitalization, and increased costs of direct patient care. While beds in intensive care units (ICUs) constitute less than 10% of all hospital beds, more than 20% of all NIs develop in the ICU. The human lifespan has been prolonged (...) Read More