Frequency, prevention, outcome and treatment of ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis: Systematic review and meta-analysis Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bronchitis
  • Respiration, Artificial
  • Tracheitis

abstract

  • Approximately one tenth of mechanically ventilated patients suffer from VAT. Antimicrobial treatment of patients with VAT may protect against the development of subsequent ventilator-associated pneumonia and improve weaning outcome.

publication date

  • March 2010

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.rmed.2009.09.001

PubMed ID

  • 20205347

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 325

end page

  • 36

volume

  • 104

number

  • 3