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Nosocomial bacterial infections in Intensive Care Units. I: Organisms and mechanisms of antibiotic resistance

Nosocomial bacterial infections in Intensive Care Units. I: Organisms and mechanisms of... Summary Hospital‐acquired infection is an increasing problem in intensive care units, where the patients are more susceptible and the organisms often more resistant than in other environments. This review discusses the reasons for these phenomena and describes the mechanisms underlying antibiotic resistance and the common intensive care unit‐acquired organisms. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Anaesthesia Wiley

Nosocomial bacterial infections in Intensive Care Units. I: Organisms and mechanisms of antibiotic resistance

Anaesthesia , Volume 60 (9) – Sep 1, 2005

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Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 2005 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
ISSN
0003-2409
eISSN
1365-2044
DOI
10.1111/j.1365-2044.2005.04220.x
pmid
16115251
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Abstract

Summary Hospital‐acquired infection is an increasing problem in intensive care units, where the patients are more susceptible and the organisms often more resistant than in other environments. This review discusses the reasons for these phenomena and describes the mechanisms underlying antibiotic resistance and the common intensive care unit‐acquired organisms.

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AnaesthesiaWiley

Published: Sep 1, 2005

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