Preventing Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
Eva E. Grumbir, HCA, School of Nursing, University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida, USA
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Ventilator associated pneumonia is among the highest nosocomial infections in ICU patients. Ventilator associated pneumonia is related to longer length of hospital stays, higher mortality rates, and higher costs. A literature review found that bundled prevention protocols can significantly reduce the risk of ventilator associated pneumonia.
Creating Healthy Work Environments 2019:Innovating Healthy Clinical and Academic Environments: Optimizing Patient Outcomes and Professional Well-Being, February 22-24, 2019. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
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