Tag: ventilator associated pneumonia

1. In a single center quality improvement project, implementation of a clinical practice algorithm in mechanically ventilated patients in the pediatric ICU lead to a significant reduction in the number of endotracheal aspirate cultures (EACs) obtained. 2. Length of stay, mortality, and readmissions were unchanged despite the decrease in EACs. Evidence...
1. A 2-day course of amoxicillin-clavulanate and targeted temperature management of 32-34 degrees Celsius after cardiac arrest with shockable rhythm resulted in a lower incidence of early ventilator-associated pneumonia than the control group. 2. The intervention did not cause a significant decrease in the rate of late ventilator-associated pneumonia, number...
1. A 2-day course of amoxicillin-clavulanate and targeted temperature management of 32-34 degrees Celsius after cardiac arrest with shockable rhythm resulted in a lower incidence of early ventilator-associated pneumonia than the control group. 2. The intervention did not cause a significant decrease in the rate of late ventilator-associated pneumonia, number...