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Investigating the Effect of Selective Oropharyngeal Decontamination Using Topical Antibiotics on Oropharyngeal and Tracheal Colonization in Trauma Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Units of Zahedan, Iran: A Clinical Trial Study

Morteza Barani 1 , Seyed Mehdi Tabatabaei 2 , Hamed Sarani 3 , Alireza Rahat Dahmardeh 4 and Aliakbar Keykhah 3 , *
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1 Nursing and Midwifery School, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
2 Health Promotion Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
3 Community Nursing Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
4 Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
Article information
  • Medical - Surgical Nursing Journal: August 31, 2018, 7 (3); e86895
  • Published Online: December 19, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 28, 2018
  • Accepted: December 10, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/msnj.86895

To Cite: Barani M, Tabatabaei S M, Sarani H, Dahmardeh A R, Keykhah A. Investigating the Effect of Selective Oropharyngeal Decontamination Using Topical Antibiotics on Oropharyngeal and Tracheal Colonization in Trauma Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Units of Zahedan, Iran: A Clinical Trial Study, Med Surg Nurs J. 2018 ; 7(3):e86895. doi: 10.5812/msnj.86895.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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