Document Type

Critically Appraised Topic

Publication Date

8-2012

Specific Care Question

Should VAP Bundles, or Single Intervention Elements, be Used for Mitigating Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP) in the Intubated Pediatric Patient? What is the best diagnostic approach (invasive methods using quantitative cultures versus non-invasive methods using qualitative cultures) in identifying VAP?

Keywords

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

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