Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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Incidence of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in Patients Undergoing Heart Surgery

Behrooz Farzanegan 1 , Bahador Bagheri 2 , Mohammad Fathi 3 , Sara Salarian 3 , * and Mehrzad Ghasemzadeh 4
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1 Tracheal Diseases Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Pharmacology, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, IR Iran
3 Department of Anesthesiology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Anesthesiology, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, IR Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: January 31, 2016, 18 (1); e5880
  • Published Online: January 27, 2016
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: August 23, 2015
  • Accepted: September 3, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms-5880

To Cite: Farzanegan B, Bagheri B, Fathi M, Salarian S, Ghasemzadeh M. Incidence of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in Patients Undergoing Heart Surgery, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2016 ; 18(1):e5880. doi: 10.17795/zjrms-5880.

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