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Ventilator-associated respiratory infection in a resource-restricted setting: impact and etiology

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Ventilator-associated respiratory infection (VARI) is a significant problem in resource-restricted intensive care units (ICUs), but differences in casemix and etiology means VARI in resource-restricted ICUs may be different from that found in resource-rich units. Data from these settings are vital to plan preventative interventions and assess their cost-effectiveness, but few are available.We conducted a prospective observational study in four Vietnamese ICUs to assess the incidence and impac...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s40560-017-0266-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Li Ka Shing Foundation More from this funder
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Intensive Care Journal website
Volume:
5
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Article: 69
Publication date:
2017-12-19
Acceptance date:
2017-11-27
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ISSN:
2052-0492
Pubs id:
pubs:812940
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uri:a0186fcd-0af1-4bf4-b588-df8cbc4be1e2
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uuid:a0186fcd-0af1-4bf4-b588-df8cbc4be1e2
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pubs:812940

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