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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bjan.2014.05.004
  • Title of Journal : REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE ANESTESIOLOGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.180-185

Abstract

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.