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Infections in Intensive Care Unit
Authors: Nakos, Georgios
Karachaliou, Angeliki
Kitsakos, Athanasios
Koulouras, Vasileios
Kostanti, Eleonora
Lachana, Alexandra
Papathanakos, Georgios
Papathanasiou, Athanasios
Stamati, Vasiliki
Tigkas, Stylianos
Tsagkaris, Iraklis
Reviewer: Armaganidis, Apostolos
Subject: MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > HEALTH SCIENCES > MEDICINE > CLINICAL MEDICINE > THERAPEUTICS > CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > HEALTH SCIENCES > MEDICINE > INTERNAL MEDICINE
Keywords:
Intensive Care Unit Infections
Multidrug Resistant Microorganisms
Description:
Abstract:
In this chapter we will discuss the most frequent infections in the ICU. Issues that will be covered in subchapters: Strategies to prevent the emergence of multidrug-resistant bacteria in intensive care unit, urinary truct infection, pneumonia, empyema and preural effusion, intravascular catheter-related bloodstream infection, infectious diarrhea, meningitis
Table of Contents:
5. 1. Epidemiology
5. 2. Prevalence of drug-resistant organisms
5.2.1. Risk factors for resistant infections
5.2.2. Outcome of multidrug-resistant infections
5.2.3. Strategies to prevent the emergence of multidrug-resistant bacteria
5.2.4. Signs of infection
5.3. Urinary truct infection
5.4. Pneumonia
5.5. Empyema and preural effusion
5.6. Intravascular catheter-related bloodstream infection
5.7. Infectious diarrhea
5.8. Meningitis
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Linguistic Editors: Koutsouki, Spyridoula
Technical Editors: Giannakeas, Nikolaos
Type: Chapter
Creation Date: 2015
Item Details:
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/gr
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/11419/881
Bibliographic Reference: Nakos, G., Karachaliou, A., Kitsakos, A., Koulouras, V., Kostanti, E., Lachana, A., Papathanakos, G., Papathanasiou, A., Stamati, V., Tigkas, S., & Tsagkaris, I. (2015). Infections in Intensive Care Unit [Chapter]. In Nakos, G., Karachaliou, A., Kitsakos, A., Koulouras, V., Kostanti, E., Lachana, A., Papathanakos, G., Papathanasiou, A., Stamati, V., Tigkas, S., & Tsagkaris, I. 2015. Emergency treatment [Undergraduate textbook]. Kallipos, Open Academic Editions. chapter 28. http://hdl.handle.net/11419/881
Language: Greek
Is Part of: Emergency treatment
Publication Origin: Kallipos, Open Academic Editions