Task force on management and prevention of Acinetobacter baumannii infections in the ICU


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Garnacho-Montero J., Dimopoulos G., Poulakou G., AKOVA M., Miguel Cisneros J., De Waele J., ...More

INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE, vol.41, no.12, pp.2057-2075, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00134-015-4079-4
  • Journal Name: INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2057-2075
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Acinetobacter baumannii constitutes a dreadful problem in many ICUs worldwide. The very limited therapeutic options available for these organisms are a matter of great concern. No specific guidelines exist addressing the prevention and management of A. baumannii infections in the critical care setting.