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The Intensive Care Society recommended bundle of interventions for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Thomas Hellyer, Dr Vicky Ewan, Peter Wilson, Professor John Simpson

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© 2016, © The Intensive Care Society 2016. Ventilator-associated pneumonia is an important healthcare-associated infection. Interventions for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia are often used within bundles of care. Recent evidence has challenged widespread practices mandating a review of subject. This article outlines guidance for ventilator-associated pneumonia prevention.


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Author(s): Hellyer TP, Ewan V, Wilson P, Simpson AJ

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of the Intensive Care Society

Year: 2016

Volume: 17

Issue: 3

Pages: 238-243

Online publication date: 22/11/2016

Acceptance date: 21/11/2016

ISSN (print): 1751-1437

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc.

URL: http://doi.org/10.1177/1751143716644461

DOI: 10.1177/1751143716644461


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