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№3' 2007

MEDICO-SOCIAL PROBLEMS

IATROGENIC DISEASES IN INTENSIVE CARE

A. L. VERTKIN, S. V. KOLOBOV, O. V. ZAIRATIANTS, E. I. VOVK

It is shown that the cause of death in a number of cases in intensive care practice is neglecting of the generally accepted algorithm of diagnosis and prevention of complications in critically ill patients. Recommendations about reorganization of the work of these departments are given.

Key words: intensive care, side effects, iatrogeny, catheterization, risk factors, thromboembolism, elderly subjects.

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