Inherent Risk Factors for Nosocomial Infection in the Long Stay Critically Ill Child Without Known Baseline Immunocompromise: A Post Hoc Analysis of the CRISIS Trial.

Citation data:

The Pediatric infectious disease journal, ISSN: 1532-0987, Vol: 35, Issue: 11, Page: 1182-1186

Publication Year:
2016
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Repository URL:
https://hsrc.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/smhs_peds_facpubs/1592
PMID:
27753764
DOI:
10.1097/inf.0000000000001286
PMCID:
PMC5089838
Author(s):
Carcillo, Joseph A; Dean, J Michael; Holubkov, Richard; Berger, John; Meert, Kathleen L; Anand, Kanwaljeet J S; Zimmerman, Jerry; Newth, Christopher J; Harrison, Rick; Burr, Jeri; Willson, Douglas F; Nicholson, Carol; Bell, Michael J; Berg, Robert A; Shanley, Thomas P; Heidemann, Sabrina M; Dalton, Heidi; Jenkins, Tammara L; Doctor, Allan; Webster, Angie; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN) Show More Hide
Publisher(s):
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
Tags:
Medicine; Pediatrics
article description
Nosocomial infection remains an important health problem in long stay (>3 days) pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) patients. Admission risk factors related to the development of nosocomial infection in long stay immune competent patients in particular are not known.