The studies described in this thesis aim to answer the following questions: does selective decontamination cause 17 1. a reduction of the number of respiratory tract infections in patients after oesophageal resection? 2. a reduction or disappearance of potentially pathogenic microorganisms? 3. a reduction of mortality? 4. increased resistance to antibiotics? 5. any adverse effects when discontinuated?

decontamination, electroretinogram, infections, intensive care, prevention
H.A. Bruining (Hajo)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
978-90-90-05794-1
hdl.handle.net/1765/39480
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

Tetteroo, G.W.M. (1993, March 24). Infection prevention in the surgical intensive care unit using selective decontamination : epidemiology, bacteriology and clinical practice. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/39480