Bacterial colonization due to increased nurse workload in an intensive care unit

Aycan I. O., ÇELEN M. K., Yilmaz A., Almaz M. S., Dal T., Celik Y., ...More

REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE ANESTESIOLOGIA, vol.65, no.3, pp.180-185, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Introduction: the rates of multiresistant bacteria colonization or infection (MRB+) development in intensive care units are very high. The aim of this study was to determine the possible association between the risk of development of nosocomial infections and increased daily nurse workload due to understaffing in intensive care unit.