Attributable mortality of ventilator-associated pneumonia: A meta-analysis Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Intensive Care Units
  • Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated

abstract

  • Presence, compared to absence, of VAP seems to be associated with higher mortality in critically ill patients. Appropriateness of initial antimicrobial treatment in such patients may moderate this association.

publication date

  • September 2011

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.5588/ijtld.10.0498

PubMed ID

  • 21669028

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1154

end page

  • 63, i-v

volume

  • 15

number

  • 9