Clinical outcomes of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia in intensive care unit patients

Gennaro De Pascale, Teresa Spanu, Mariano Alberto Pennisi, Massimo Antonelli, Mario Tumbarello, Enrico Maria Trecarichi

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Abstract

Our aim was to identify the clinical profile of intensive care unit (ICU) patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) pneumonia and the impact on ICU mortality and duration of mechanical ventilation (MV) of multidrug resistance (MDR) in the PA isolate and inadequate initial antibiotic therapy (IIAT).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)682-692
Number of pages11
JournalIntensive Care Medicine
Volume39
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • pneumonia

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