Since hospital acquired pneumonia is mainly caused as a result of prolonged exposure to ventilator, it is also called as ventilator associated pneumonia
13) If left uncorrected, the lack of proper aeration of the lungs may lead to further respiratory depression, (5,14,15) ventilator associated pneumonia
, and the inability to be weaned off of the ventilator.
Meta-analyses are undertaken to compare the effect of open vs closed suctioning on various outcome measures such as arterial oxygen saturation, end-expiratory lung volume, and the presence of ventilator associated pneumonia
Diagnosis and treatment of ventilator associated pneumonia
The study also found ventilator associated pneumonia
for the past seven months.
We wish to express our deep concerns and dismay regarding the recent "Strive--the Student View" article related to nurses' oral care practices as they relate to ventilator associated pneumonia
Not surprisingly, the topic of the greatest interest the respiratory therapists is Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
Cost of a ventilator associated pneumonia
in a shock trauma intensive care unit.
This year's award highlighted the implementation of clinical practice guidelines to cut down on ventilator associated pneumonia
and central venous catheter blood stream infections, the hospital said.
Combining Semprus Sustain([TM]) Technology & Antimicrobial Release to Reduce Infections Leading to Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
The new infection control solution features NHSN evaluation logic and business rules for four types of screenings: Surgical site infections (SSI), central line associated blood stream infections (CLABSI), catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), and ventilator associated pneumonia
Ventilator associated pneumonia
and infection control [Online version].