Incidence, Predictors, and Outcomes of Ventriculostomy-Associated Infections in Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Catheter-Related Infections
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Ventriculitis
  • Health Care Costs
  • Hospital Mortality
  • Length of Stay
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Ventriculostomy

abstract

  • VAI resulted in higher inpatient mortality, more unfavorable discharge disposition, and higher resource utilization measures in ICH patients. Steps to mitigate VAI may help improve ICH outcomes and decrease hospital costs.

publication date

  • September 3, 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s12028-015-0199-5

PubMed ID

  • 26337068

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