Impact of passive humidification on clinical outcomes of mechanically ventilated patients: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Infection Control
  • Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated
  • Respiration, Artificial

abstract

  • The available evidence does not support the preferential performance of either passive or active humidifiers in mechanical ventilation patients in terms of ventilator-associated pneumonia incidence, mortality, or morbidity.

publication date

  • January 2007

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.CCM.0000295302.67973.9A

PubMed ID

  • 18074484

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2843

end page

  • 51

volume

  • 35

number

  • 12