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A systematic review and meta-analysis of ventilator associated pneumonia in adults in Asia; an analysis of national income level on incidence and etiology

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Background Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is the commonest hospital-acquired infection (HAI) in intensive care. In Asia, VAP is increasingly caused by resistant gram-negative organisms. Despite the global antimicrobial resistance crisis, the epidemiology of VAP is poorly documented in Asia. Methods We systematically reviewed literature published on Ovid Medline, Embase Classic, and Embase from 1 January 1990 to 17 August 2017 to estimate incidence, pr... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/cid/ciy543

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Grant:
Asia Program Core Grant
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
68
Issue:
3
Pages:
511–518
Publication date:
2018-07-05
Acceptance date:
2018-06-29
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pubs id:
pubs:869199
URN:
uri:cd1aafda-ae49-4e3a-b412-d7ff38db1390
UUID:
uuid:cd1aafda-ae49-4e3a-b412-d7ff38db1390
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pubs:869199

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