We analyzed a set of clinical parameters using Cox proportional hazard regressions to yield significant factors associated with the development of ventilator-associated events. In our study, intubation site, certain comorbidities, morphine, prednisone, and nutrition emerged as factors. Additionally, we presented potential mechanisms that require further research to validate.
Keywords: Critical care; Healthcare–associated infections; Risk factors; Surveillance; Time-to-event models.
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