Literature Review
Volume 5 Issue 7 - 2021
Nosocomial Infection and Mortality Rate in Intensive Care Units
Rana Baninaser1, Mohammad ALBashtawy2*, Mohammad Suliman3, Abdullah Alkhawaldeh4, Bayan ALBashtawy5, Sa’d ALBashtawy6, Ali Ibnian7 and Abdullah Al Kazaleh8
1Master Student, Adult Health Nursing, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Jordan
2Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Jordan
3Associate Professor, Community and Mental Health Department, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Jordan
4Associate Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL Al-Bayt University, Jordan
5Medical Intern, King Abdullah University Hospital, Jordan
6Faculty of Medicine, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan, Jordan
7MDs, Faculty of Medicine, JUST, Irbid, Jordan
8RN, Mns, Emirati Jordanian Field Hospital, Jordan
*Corresponding Author: Mohammed ALBashtawy, Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Jordan.
Received: June 15, 2021; Published: June 29, 2021


According to figures, the risk of death is 2.48 times higher in patients with hospital infections than in other patients. The current paper was aimed to discuss the past literature regarding the problem of nosocomial infections in intensive care unit (ICU). The electronic search was conducted in the databases: EBSCO, CINHAL and PubMed. According to literature, the rates of nosocomial infections in ICU was high. Mostly, the current infection control system in hospitals is likely to continue ineffective unless the principal barriers and challenges are sufficiently addressed.

Keywords: Nosocomial Infections; ICU; Mortality Rate


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