PMID: 44980Jan 1, 1979

Bacteriological survey of the surgical and traumatology intensive care service at the Henri Mondor Hospital

Annales de l'anesthésiologie française
P RomanoB Meltzheim


--A purely bacteriological presentation of the information on the infections of 567 patients hospitalized for 18 months (January 1977 to the end of 1978) in a resuscitation unit for cases of trauma. -- 975 organisms were isolated and identified. 75 p. 100 Gram negative bacilli. -- The various specimens are analysed. Lung infections were present in: 54.6 p. 100 -- urinary infections are rare, giving rise to 10 p. 100. One remarks the low number of septicaemias, only 29 or 5 p. 100 of those hospitalized compared with the 942 vascular catheters that were introduced and all bacteriologically tested.

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