VAPS


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VAPS

Abbreviation for volume-assured pressure support.
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For harried holiday shoppers, VAPs are an easy gift decision.
Although VAPs are more commonly used in mammalian patients, they potentially lend themselves to the treatment of avian patients requiring long-term intravenous therapy or serial blood collection.
VAP is pneumonia that develops in an intubated patient after 48 hours or more of mechanical ventilator support.
Some OEMs and EMS providers will forgo the VAPS option and continue to make procurement, logistics and inventory management decisions based on internally derived information.
Despite the intuitive appeal and obvious content validity of VAPs, little research has been carried out regarding the effectiveness of these programs.
Dia Madden, RN, said, "We learned that a big recommendation to reduce VAPs is to improve mouth care, so we turned to AACN guidelines.
Because VAPS data were incomplete for earlier phases of the study, we present both VAPS and TSP data.
The effort is to add to the steelmaker's long product mix VAPs which allow better realisations.
The upstream oil company plans to use the lean gas from the gas processing facility after pulling out the VAPs such as LPG, naphtha and C2C3 for power production.
Jameson Irish Whiskey is offering two special VAPs this season; a 750 ml bottle of the leading Irish whiskey packaged with two branded rocks glasses; and a gift tin that contains a 750 ml bottle.
The main reason for achieving a rate of zero VAPs for the past year is that we have been persistent.
Canadian Club "will continue the poker platform in 2006 with on-premise sampling events, sweepstakes, revisions to its website, sponsorship of poker tournaments in local casinos, re-signing of Chris Moneymaker as the celebrity spokesperson, off-premise poker merchandising and VAPS and a self-liquidating offer for off-premise for CC branded poker chip sets with the purchase of a 750 ml Canadian Club," Link said.