Characteristics of Active Tuberculosis Patients Requiring Intensive Care Monitoring and Factors Affecting Mortality


Filiz K. A. , Levent D., Emel E., Pelin U., Turkay A., Ayubke K.

TUBERCULOSIS AND RESPIRATORY DISEASES, cilt.79, sa.3, ss.158-164, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 79 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4046/trd.2016.79.3.158
  • Dergi Adı: TUBERCULOSIS AND RESPIRATORY DISEASES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.158-164

Özet

Background: One to three percent of cases of acute tuberculosis (TB) require monitoring in the intensive care unit (ICU). The purpose of this study is to establish and determine the mortality rate and discuss the causes of high mortality in these cases, and to evaluate the clinical and laboratory findings of TB patients admitted to the pulmonary ICU.