"Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Serious INFLAMMATION of the LUNG in patients who required the use of PULMONARY VENTILATOR. It is usually caused by cross bacterial infections in hospitals (NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS).
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated" by people in Profiles.
Delayed Sternal Closure in Infant Heart Surgery-The Importance of Where and When: An Analysis of the STS Congenital Heart Surgery Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov; 102(5):1565-1572.
The ten "diseases" that are not true diseases. Intensive Care Med. 2016 Mar; 42(3):411-414.
Determining the Ideal Strategy for Ventilator-associated Pneumonia Prevention. Cost-Benefit Analysis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jul 01; 192(1):57-63.
Strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia in acute care hospitals: 2014 update. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Aug; 35(8):915-36.
Reappraisal of routine oral care with chlorhexidine gluconate for patients receiving mechanical ventilation: systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 May; 174(5):751-61.
When policy gets it right: variability in u.s. Hospitals' diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia*. Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar; 42(3):497-503.
Estimated nursing workload for the implementation of ventilator bundles. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Apr; 22(4):357-61.
Objective surveillance definitions for ventilator-associated pneumonia. Crit Care Med. 2012 Dec; 40(12):3154-61.
Relative contribution of three main virulence factors in Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia. Crit Care Med. 2011 Sep; 39(9):2113-20.
Estimating the proportion of healthcare-associated infections that are reasonably preventable and the related mortality and costs. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Feb; 32(2):101-14.