Impact of the administration of probiotics on the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Critical Care
  • Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated
  • Probiotics
  • Pseudomonas Infections
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa

abstract

  • Administration of probiotics is associated with lower incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia than control. Given the increasing antimicrobial resistance, this promising strategy deserves consideration in future studies, which should have active surveillance for probiotic-induced diseases.

publication date

  • January 2010

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181c8fe4b

PubMed ID

  • 20016381

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 954

end page

  • 62

volume

  • 38

number

  • 3