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Ventilator Associated Pneumonia and PNEU Event

 U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
  3rd-Apr-2019
Description: Ventilator-associated pneumonia & other healthcare-associated pneumonia are important, common healthcare-associated infections, but national surveillance for VAP has long been a challenge.
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Domain: Medical
Category: Therapy
Contents:
Device-associated Module
PNEU

Pneumonia (Ventilator-associated [VAP] and non-ventilator-associated
Pneumonia [PNEU]) Event
Introduction: In 2011, an estimated 157,000 healthcare-associated pneumonias
occurred in acute care hospitals in U.S.; 39% of these pneumonias were ventilatorassociated (VAP).1 Patients receiving invasive mechanical ventilation are at risk for
numerous complications, includin ... See more

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