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Selective decontamination and antibiotic resistance in ICUs

Overview of attention for article published in Critical Care, June 2015
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)

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70 tweeters
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3 Facebook pages
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1 Wikipedia page
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1 Google+ user

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Title
Selective decontamination and antibiotic resistance in ICUs
Published in
Critical Care, June 2015
DOI 10.1186/s13054-015-0967-9
Pubmed ID
Authors

Nienke L. Plantinga, Marc JM Bonten

Abstract

Selective digestive decontamination (SDD) and selective oropharyngeal decontamination (SOD) have been associated with reduced mortality and lower ICU-acquired bacteremia and ventilator-associated pneumonia rates in areas with low levels of antibiotic resistance. However, the effect of selective decontamination (SDD/SOD) in areas where multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria are endemic is less clear. It will be important to determine whether SDD/SOD improves patient outcome in such settings and how these measures affect the epidemiology of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria. Here we review the current evidence on the effects of SDD/SOD on antibiotic resistance development in individual ICU patients as well as the effect on ICU ecology, the latter including both ICU-level antibiotic resistance and antibiotic resistance development during long-term use of SDD/SOD.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Japan 1 1%
Brazil 1 1%
Unknown 88 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 12 13%
Student > Master 12 13%
Other 12 13%
Student > Postgraduate 11 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 9%
Other 23 26%
Unknown 12 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 52 58%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 11%
Immunology and Microbiology 4 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 2%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 1%
Other 5 6%
Unknown 16 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 46. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 15 February 2016.
All research outputs
#458,472
of 15,249,259 outputs
Outputs from Critical Care
#353
of 4,803 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,360
of 234,087 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Critical Care
#1
of 4 outputs
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