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SPECIAL ARTICLE
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 148-158

Pneumonia in Intensive Care Unit


1 Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology & Critical Care, S.N. Medical College, Jodhpur (Raj.), India
2 Assistant Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology & Critical Care, S.N. Medical College, Jodhpur (Raj.), India

Correspondence Address:
Vinay Joshi
Q.N.21, MG Hospital Campus, In front of Sanghi Petrol Pump, Station Road, Jodhpur (Raj) 342001
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


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No large data based, or randomized controlled studies are available in reference to pneumonia in ICU especially in adult population, in India. Moreover the types of ICU infrastructure, sterilization& disinfection protocols, empirical antibiotics and antibiotics policy are standardized in the country. Hence this review article has mainly utilized available literature from developed countries. This review article briefly discusses the definition of various pneumonia, epidemiology, causative organism, patho­genesis, risk factors, diagnostic strategies and management modalities. By this article, authors hope that a certain guidelines or standardization of protocols in India will be formulated.


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