Ventilator-associated pneumonia in patients using HME filters and heated humidifiers


Oguz S. , Deger I.

IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, vol.182, no.4, pp.651-655, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 182 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11845-013-0947-5
  • Title of Journal : IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.651-655

Abstract

Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is a clinical form of hospital-associated pneumonia, which may develop within 48 h in patients on mechanical ventilation who had no pre-existing pneumonia at the time of intubation.