Introduction: Intensive Care Units (ICUs) infections are a major problem that need to be addressed in a timely and targeted manner. Materials and methods: 238 patients were the total patients of the year 2018, but just 106 patients were enrolled in the study, and then divided in infected and non-infected and then studies on them incidence on morbidity and mortality. Conclusion: From the data obtained it is clear that starting targeted antibiotic therapy early, has positively effects on the patient's outcome.

CLINICAL IMPACT OF INFECTIONS IN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT: RETROSPECTIVE STUDY

Luca Vitale;Giuseppa La Camera;Marinella Astuto
2020

Abstract

Introduction: Intensive Care Units (ICUs) infections are a major problem that need to be addressed in a timely and targeted manner. Materials and methods: 238 patients were the total patients of the year 2018, but just 106 patients were enrolled in the study, and then divided in infected and non-infected and then studies on them incidence on morbidity and mortality. Conclusion: From the data obtained it is clear that starting targeted antibiotic therapy early, has positively effects on the patient's outcome.
Bacteria, Sepsis - Diagnostics, Timeliness, Appropriateness, Antimicrobial stewardship.
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