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Pneumonia After Trauma Risk Factors

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for pneumonia in a trauma patient using the risk factors of Antonelli et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

J12, J13, J14, J15, J16, J17, J18

Description:

Antonelli et al identified risk factors in trauma patients associated with early and late onset pneumonia. This can help identify patients who may benefit from closer monitoring and more aggressive management. The authors are from Rianimazione Universita "La Sapienza" in Rome.

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