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Research & Reviews  1,344 results

Attributable Mortality of Ventilator-associated Pneumonia Among COVID-19 Patients.
https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.202202-0357OC
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Vacheron CH, Lepape A et. al.

May 11th, 2022 - Patients with a SARS-CoV-2 infection are at higher risk of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia(VAP) and may have an increased Attributable Mortality(increased or decreased risk of death if a VAP occurs in a patient) and Attributable Fraction (proporti...

Efficacy and Safety of CAZ-AVI in the Treatment of Infections Due to Carbapenem-resistant G- Pathogens in Chinese Adults
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04882085

May 6th, 2022 - This is an open-label, randomized, multi-center, interventional, active-controlled Phase 4 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of CAZ-AVI versus BAT in the treatment of infected participants with selected infection types (Hospital Acquired P...

Epidemiology and outcomes of ventilator-associated events in critically ill children: E...
https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2022.97
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology; Papakyritsi D, Iosifidis E et. al.

May 5th, 2022 - Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is one of the most common healthcare-associated infections in pediatric intensive care units (PICUs), but its definite diagnosis remains controversial. The CDC Ventilator-Associated Event (VAE) module (validat...

Early use of barbiturates is associated with increased mortality in traumatic brain inj...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9067881
PloS One; Léger M, Frasca D et. al.

May 5th, 2022 - Barbiturates are proposed as a second/third line treatment for intracranial hypertension in traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients, but the literature remains uncertain regarding their benefit/risk balance. We aimed to evaluate the impact of barbit...

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Guidelines  6 results

International ERS/ESICM/ESCMID/ALAT guidelines for the management of hospital-acquired ...
https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.00582-2017
The European Respiratory Journal; Torres A, Niederman MS et. al.

Sep 12th, 2017 - The most recent European guidelines and task force reports on hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) were published almost 10 years ago. Since then, further randomised clinical trials of HAP and VAP have been c...

Management of Adults With Hospital-acquired and Ventilator-associated Pneumonia: 2016 C...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4981759
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Kalil AC, Metersky ML et. al.

Jul 16th, 2016 - It is important to realize that guidelines cannot always account for individual variation among patients. They are not intended to supplant physician judgment with respect to particular patients or special clinical situations. IDSA considers adher...

Preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia: An executive summary of the Association for...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2010.08.004
American Journal of Infection Control; Rebmann T, Greene LR

Sep 28th, 2010 - This article is an executive summary of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc, Elimination Guide for ventilator-associated pneumonia. Infection preventionists are encouraged to obtain the original, full-lengt...

Preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections: An executive summary of the As...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2010.08.003
American Journal of Infection Control; Rebmann T, Greene LR

Sep 28th, 2010 - The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) began publishing their series of Elimination Guides in 2007. Since then, 9 Elimination Guides have been developed that cover a range of important infection prevention i...

American Burn Association Practice guidelines for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment ...
https://doi.org/10.1097/BCR.0b013e3181bfb68f
Journal of Burn Care & Research : Official Publication Of... Mosier MJ, Pham TN

Oct 15th, 2009 - The purpose of this guideline is to review the available published literature on ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) as it pertains to the burn patient. It provides an evidence-based recommendation for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of...

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Drugs  10 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  77 results

Efficacy and Safety of CAZ-AVI in the Treatment of Infections Due to Carbapenem-resistant G- Pathogens in Chinese Adults
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04882085

May 6th, 2022 - This is an open-label, randomized, multi-center, interventional, active-controlled Phase 4 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of CAZ-AVI versus BAT in the treatment of infected participants with selected infection types (Hospital Acquired P...

Dose of Early Therapeutic Mobility: Does Type or Frequency Matter?
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00999011

Mar 31st, 2022 - Early therapeutic mobility (ETM) activity has been recommended to facilitate recovery and improve outcomes for the survivors of critical illness who experience prolonged mechanical ventilation. The effective dose (i.e., type, frequency and duratio...

Quantifying Gram-negative Resistance to Empiric Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05171257

Mar 17th, 2022 - Antimicrobials are the most commonly prescribed drugs in medicine, resulting in inappropriate use in approximately 50% of cases Misuse can have devastating effects through resistance development which further complicates selection of appropriate e...

Mucolytics in Patients on Invasive Mechanical Ventilation Due to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04755972

Feb 14th, 2022 - It is planned to include patients over 18 years of age of both sexes, admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Clinical Hospital Centre Split for respiratory insufficiency caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 in need of invasive...

Trendelenburg as a First-line Intervention in Critically Ill, Sedated, Invasively Mechanically Ventilated, Hypotensive Patients
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05209737

Feb 1st, 2022 - Current consensus on circulatory shock management defines shock as a life-threatening, generalized form of acute circulatory failure associated with inadequate tissue perfusion. Recommended interventions to improve perfusion include early hemodyna...

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News  176 results

Can Gram Stains Guide Antibiotics for Pneumonia in Critical Care?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/971894

Apr 8th, 2022 - Similar outcomes in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) suggest that antibiotics selected by Gram staining were noninferior to those based on guidelines and also significantly decreased the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics in this...

Keeping a Tight Rein on Unnecessary Expenditures in Oncology Practice
https://www.onclive.com/view/keeping-a-tight-rein-on-unnecessary-expenditures-in-oncology-practice

Oct 6th, 2021 - Jay T. Bishoff, MD When Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah, was preparing to spend upward of $3 million on new ventilators in its intensive care unit (ICU) 14 years ago, a few doctors decided to first see if they could improve outco...

Superinfections persist in hospitalized COVID-19 patients
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/242055/invasive-fungal-infections/superinfections-persist-hospitalized

Jun 24th, 2021 - Key clinical point: More than half of hospitalized COVID-19 patients developed at least one superinfection, including 75 cases of ventilator-associated pneumonia and 57 systemic infections. Overall, bacterial infections, age, and the highest Seque.

Obesity Paradox Gets New Support
https://www.medpagetoday.com/pulmonology/pneumonia/93141

Jun 16th, 2021 - Against expectations, obese hospitalized patients were at no greater risk for ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) than those of normal weight, researchers found. Secondary analysis of data from the NUTRIREA2 trial, a randomized comparison of fee...

Early Tracheotomy Tied to Less Pneumonia, Fewer Ventilator Days, Shorter ICU Stays
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/947658

Mar 18th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Early tracheotomy placement in critically ill patients is associated with lower ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) rates, shorter durations of mechanical ventilation and fewer ICU days, but not with reduced short-ter...

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