Mortality indicators in community-acquired pneumonia requiring intensive care in Turkey


ERDEM H., TURKAN H., ÇİLLİ A., KARAKAS A., KARAKURT Z., BİLGE U., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.17, no.9, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijid.2013.03.015
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Keywords: Community-acquired, pneumonia, Outcome, Intensive care unit, CAP, ICU, VENTILATOR-ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA, ACUTE RESPIRATORY-FAILURE, ATTRIBUTABLE MORTALITY, NONINVASIVE VENTILATION, MECHANICAL VENTILATION, PROGNOSIS FACTORS, PREDICTION RULE, RISK-FACTORS, ETIOLOGY, UNIT

Abstract

Background: Severe community-acquired pneumonia (SCAP) is a fatal disease. This study was conducted to describe an outcome analysis of the intensive care units (ICUs) of Turkey.