Published in Disease Risk Factor Week, July 3rd, 2005
According to a recently published study from Australia, "Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) rates were compared with patterns of isolates across studies of antibiotic and nonantibiotic methods for preventing VAP."
"With the use of 42 cohort study groups as the reference standard, the prevalence of VAP was modeled in two linear regressions: one with the control groups and the other with the intervention groups of 96 VAP prevention studies.
"The proportion of patients admitted with trauma and the VAP diagnostic criteria were used as ecologic...
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