The pathogen of ventilator-associated pneumonia does not influence the mortality rate of surgical intensive care unit patients treated with a rotational antibiotic system. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Drug Therapy
  • Mycoses
  • Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated

abstract

  • The type of pathogen does not influence death in surgical ICU patients with VAP diagnosed rigorously and treated by a rotational antibiotic system. The high proportion of AIT as a result of the rotational antibiotic administration system optimizes bacterial killing and negates the impact of bacterial resistance, contributing to better outcomes.

publication date

  • February 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 20163258

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 13

end page

  • 20

volume

  • 11

number

  • 1