Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Units, Using Open or Closed Endotracheal Suctioning

Hadi Hamishekar 1 , Kamran Shadvar 2 , Majid Taghizadeh 2 , Samad EJ Golzari 3 , Mojtaba Mojtahedzadeh 4 , Hassan Soleimanpour 5 and Ata Mahmoodpoor 2 , *
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1 Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Applied Drug Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
2 Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
3 Cardiovascular Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
4 Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5 Road Traffic Injury Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
Article information
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine: December 01, 2014, 4 (5); e21649
  • Published Online: September 17, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 30, 2014
  • Revised: July 11, 2014
  • Accepted: July 15, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/aapm.21649

To Cite: Hamishekar H, Shadvar K, Taghizadeh M, EJ Golzari S, Mojtahedzadeh M, et al. Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Units, Using Open or Closed Endotracheal Suctioning, Anesth Pain Med. 2014 ; 4(5):e21649. doi: 10.5812/aapm.21649.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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