Romanian Journal of Oral Rehabilitation Numarul 3 RESPIRATORY HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS IN THE CLINIC OF ORAL AND MAXILO-FACIAL SURGERY IAȘI (2011-2018)

RESPIRATORY HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS IN THE CLINIC OF ORAL AND MAXILO-FACIAL SURGERY IAȘI (2011-2018)

Magda Călina Bârlean, Monica Mihaela Scutariu, Vasilica Toma, Carmen Diana Nicoleta Savin, Carina Balcoș, Livia Bobu, Eugenia Popescu

ABSTRACT.

The aim of this study was to evaluate epidemiological data on respiratory healthcare-associated infections in Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Clinic of the “Sfântul Spiridon” Emergency Clinical Hospital in Iași between 2011 and 2018. Material and methods. A retrospective study on respiratory HAI   between 2011 and 2018 was initiated at the OMF Clinic Iași . Statistical analysis of the data was performed using the SPSS 24 system. Results. The overall incidence of  respiratory infections among the 231 HAI  cases  was of 15,5 %,  6,9% for bronchopneumonia and 8,7% for tracheobronchitis. Infection incidence was higher for women and patients of 36-65 years group. Conclusions. The assessment of the epidemiologic data and the identification of involved pathogens for respiratory healthcare-associated infections is necessary for their surveillance, control and prevention.

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