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Risk Factors for Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) | Pediatric ICU

Purpose:

To identify the risk of a healthcare-associated infection for a patient in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) based on the study of de Mello et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

Y95

Description:

De Mello et al identified risk factors associated with development of a healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in a patient in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). The authors are from Professor Fernando Figueira Institute of Mother and Child, Federal University of Pernambuco, theAggeu Magalhaes Center for Research and the University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

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