A 19-year old male who was operated on due to a suprasellar mass and hydrocephaly was observed to develop fever, headache, nausea and vomiting on the 5th postoperative day. During the physical examination, the patient had nuchal rigidity but the other systemic results were normal.
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Varicella pneumonia is serious health problem in developing countries. The present study was evaluate the clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment and respiratory complications of varicella zoster pneumonia in children.
Background: The objective of the study was to determine the clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and respiratory complications of varicella zoster pneumonia (VZP) in children.
The present study was a surveillance study performed in an paediatric intensive care unit, which is the largest study in its area conducted in Turkey. We aimed to determine the device-associated healthcare-associated infections rates and their responsible pathogens.
Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the rate of device-associated healthcare-associated infections (DA-HAI) in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). In addition, the identities of the responsible microorganisms and of their antibiotic sensitivities were determined.