Care bundle for ventilator-associated pneumonia in a medical intensive care unit in Northern Taiwan

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Wen-Ping Zeng; Han Su; Chein-Wen Chen; Shu-Meng Cheng; Li-Fang Chang; Wen-Chii Tzeng; Bing-Hsiean Tzeng;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Medical Sciences (issn: 1011-4564)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/1011-4564.156013
  • Subject: R | Ventilator-associated pneumonia | care bundle | Medicine | medical intensive care unit | Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid | RC86-88.9
    mesheuropmc: respiratory tract diseases

Background: Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) occurs in patients requiring mechanical ventilators for more than 48 h. VAP is the most common nosocomial infection and the leading cause of complications and death in intensive care units (ICUs). Materials and Methods: ... View more
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