Occurrence of ventilator-associated pneumonia in mechanically ventilated pediatric intensive care patients during stress ulcer prophylaxis with sucralfate, ranitidine, and omeprazole


YILDIZDAS D. , YAPICIOGLU H. , Yilmaz H. L.

JOURNAL OF CRITICAL CARE, vol.17, no.4, pp.240-245, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1053/jcrc.2002.36761
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRITICAL CARE
  • Page Numbers: pp.240-245

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effects of sucralfate, ranitidine, and omeprazole use on incidence of ventilatory-associated pneumonia (VAP) and mortality in ventilated pediatric critical care patients.