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*  Prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia: Use of the care bundle approach - Critical Care News
This study investigates the effect of using the care bundle on ventilator-associated pneumonia rates. Implementation of the ... Published online: 4 July 2016 Highlights Ventilator-associated pneumonia is one of the most common nosocomial infections for ... Acute kidney injury Anaesthetics Antibiotics/antimicrobials ARDS Burns Cardiac arrest Cardiac surgery Children & young people ... Prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia: Use of the care bundle approach. July 5, 2016. ~ TRFT Library & Knowledge ...
  https://criticalcarenews.wordpress.com/2016/07/05/prevention-of-ventilator-associated-pneumonia-use-of-the-care-bundle-approach/
*  Antibiotics | Free Full-Text | Empirical Antibiotic Therapy for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
This review will discuss the current data addressing empirical antibiotic therapy and the effect on mortality in patients with ... It will also address factors that could improve the administration of empirical antibiotics and directions for future research. ... Improvements in the administration of empirical antibiotic therapy have potential to reduce the complications of VAP. ... Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is the most common infectious complication in the intensive care unit. It can increase ...
  http://mdpi.com/2079-6382/2/3/339
*  Comparison of 8 vs 15 days of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults: a randomized trial. - PubMed -...
An antibiotic regimen for 8 days was as effective as one for 15 days in ventilator-associated pneumonia. [ACP J Club. 2004] ... Comparison of 8 vs 15 days of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults: a randomized trial.. Chastre J1 ... Eight days vs 15 days of antibiotics for ventilator-associated pneumonia. [JAMA. 2004] ... The optimal duration of antimicrobial treatment for ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is unknown. Shortening the length of ...
  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14625336?dopt=Abstract
*  Ultrasound assessment of antibiotic-induced pulmonary reaeration in ventilator-associated pneumonia*
... and lung ultrasound in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia treated by antibiotics. ... be accurately estimated with bedside lung ultrasound in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia treated by antibiotics. ... Thirty critically ill patients studied over the first 10 days of developing ventilator-associated pneumonia. ... Antibiotic administration.. Measurements and Main Results:. Computed tomography reaeration was measured as the additional ...
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*  Optimising the duration of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia | European Respiratory Society
Optimising the duration of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia. J. Chastre, C. E. Luyt ... Chastre J, Wolff M, Fagon JY, et al. Comparison of 8 versus 15 days of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia ... Optimising the duration of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia Message Subject (Your Name) has sent you a ... Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) has traditionally been treated with a 14-21-day course of antibiotics. However, prolonged ...
  http://err.ersjournals.com/content/16/103/40
*  Early Antibiotic Discontinuation in Patients With Clinically Suspected Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia and Negative...
Early Antibiotic Discontinuation in Patients With Clinically Suspected Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia and Negative ... Because our hospital algorithm for antibiotic discontinuation rules out ventilator-associated pneumonia in the setting of ... culture-negative ventilator-associated pneumonia patients whose antibiotic discontinuation was early versus late. ... In this severely ill population with clinically suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia and negative quantitative ...
  https://insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00003246-201307000-00008
*  Anestesia Segura: Artigo recomendado: Aerosolized Antibiotics for Ventilator-associated Pneumonia - Lessons from Experimental...
Categorias: Aerosolized Antibiotics for Ventilator-associated Pneumonia, anestesia segura, anesthesia, patient safety, ... Artigo recomendado: Aerosolized Antibiotics for Ventilator-associated Pneumonia - Lessons from Experimental Studies ... studies on aerosolized antibiotics and draw lessons for clinical use in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia. ... and discoordination with the ventilator should be avoided. The appropriate dose of aerosolized antibiotic can be determined as ...
  http://www.anestesiasegura.com/2012/11/artigo-recomendado-aerosolized.html
*  Should Aerosolized Antibiotics be Used to Treat Gram-Negative, Multidrug-Resistant, Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia? | 2013-04...
... ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) caused by either Pseudomonas aeruginosa or Acinetobacter baumannii. Antibiotic therapy ... Should Aerosolized Antibiotics be Used to Treat Gram-Negative, Multidrug-Resistant, Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia?. April 1, ... Home ยป Should Aerosolized Antibiotics be Used to Treat Gram-Negative, Multidrug-Resistant, Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia? ... ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) caused by either Pseudomonas aeruginosa or Acinetobacter baumannii. Antibiotic therapy ...
  https://www.freecme.com/articles/78-should-aerosolized-antibiotics-be-used-to-treat-gram-negative-multidrug-resistant-ventilator-associated-pneumonia
*  Effectiveness of biomarker-based exclusion of ventilator-acquired pneumonia to reduce antibiotic use (VAPrapid-2): study...
Secondary outcome measures include antibiotic use at 14 and 28 days; ventilator-free days; 28-day mortality and ICU mortality; ... antibiotic-associated infections; and antibiotic-resistant pathogen cultures up to hospital discharge, death or 56 days. A ... The primary outcome is a change in the frequency distribution of antibiotic-free days (AFD) in the 7 days following BAL. ... This trial will test whether a rapid biomarker-based exclusion of VAP results in rapid discontinuation of antibiotics and ...
  https://0-trialsjournal-biomedcentral-com.brum.beds.ac.uk/articles/10.1186/s13063-016-1442-x
*  Most Popular Articles : Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases
New antibiotics for ventilator-associated pneumonia. Bassetti, Matteo; Vena, Antionio; Castaldo, Nadia; More ... Antibiotic therapy of pneumonia in the obese patient: dosing and delivery. Al-Dorzi, Hasan M.; Al Harbi, Shmylan A.; Arabi, ... Aerosolized antibiotics: do they add to the treatment of pneumonia?. Kollef, Marin H.; Hamilton, Cindy W.; Montgomery, A. Bruce ... Macrolide therapy of pneumonia: is it necessary, and how does it help?. Restrepo, Marcos I.; Sole-Violan, Jordi; Martin-Loeches ...
  https://journals.lww.com/co-infectiousdiseases/pages/viewallmostpopulararticles.aspx?WT.mc_id=HPxADx20100319xMP
*  Antibiotic treatment for ventilated patients with pneumonia | Cochrane
Antibiotic treatment for ventilated patients with pneumonia. Background Ventilators are machines that breathe for patients. The ... leading to a disease called ventilator-associated pneumonia. Ventilator-associated pneumonia can cause significant harmful ... We could not evaluate the best single-antibiotic choice to treat people with ventilator-associated pneumonia because there were ... When treating people with ventilator-associated pneumonia, doctors must decide which antibiotic therapy to prescribe, usually ...
  http://www.cochrane.org/CD004267/ARI_antibiotic-treatment-ventilated-patients-pneumonia
*  Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 1998 (eBook, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
The Importance of Initial Empiric Antibiotic Selection in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia --. Why, When, and How to Prescribe a ... The Importance of Initial Empiric Antibiotic Selection in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia -- Why, When, and How to Prescribe a ... The Role of Cytokines in the Pathogenesis of Pneumonia --. A Central Role of Interleukin-8 in the Pathogenesis of ARDS --. ... The Role of Cytokines in the Pathogenesis of Pneumonia -- A Central Role of Interleukin-8 in the Pathogenesis of ARDS -- ...
  http://www.worldcat.org/title/yearbook-of-intensive-care-and-emergency-medicine-1998/oclc/851814293
*  The utility of clinical predictors of acute lung injury: towards prevention and earlier recognition. - Semantic Scholar
Ultrasound assessment of antibiotic-induced pulmonary reaeration in ventilator-associated pneumonia.. *Belaid Bouhemad, Z Liu, ... A description of intraoperative ventilator management and ventilation strategies in hypoxic patients.. *James M. Blum, Douglas ...
  https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/The-utility-of-clinical-predictors-of-acute-lung-Levitt-Matthay/d4aa17ab3508ce575ca1c6bcb2934041b2f64451
*  Establishment of a Predictive Model Related to Pathogen Invasion for Infectious Diseases and Its Diagnostic Value in Fever of...
Efficacy of adequate early antibiotic therapy in ventilator-associated pneumonia: influence of disease severity. Intensive Care ... Treatment and Outcomes for Patients with Bacteremic Pneumococcal Pneumonia. Medicine (Baltimore), 2008,87(3):160-166CrossRef ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11596-018-1979-x
*  Clinical Research | Clinical Research and Translational Science | Research | College of Pharmacy | UTHSC
Adjunctive aerosolized antibiotics for treating ventilator-associated pneumonia. Pharmacotherapy 2009;29:1054-60. (Project ... Repeat bronchoalvolar lavage to guide antibiotic duration for ventilator-associated pneumonia. J Trauma 2007;63:1329-37. ... use of aerosolized antibiotics in ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), improving the diagnosis of VAP, optimal duration of ... Tetracyclines for treating ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by Acinetobacter. Intensive Care Medicine 2003;29:2072-2076. ...
  http://uthsc.edu/pharmacy/research/crts/clinical.php
*  Articles by Kirthana Raman, PharmD : Critical Care Medicine
Early Antibiotic Discontinuation in Patients With Clinically Suspected Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia and Negative ...
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*  Browse Cochrane - Essential Evidence Plus
Antibiotics for ventilator-associated pneumonia Cochrane Systematic Reviews, 20-Oct-2016 Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) ... Antibiotics for treating community-acquired pneumonia in people with sickle cell disease Cochrane Systematic Reviews, 10-Nov- ... Resistance to these antibiotics has been reported. *Antibiotics for treating septic abortion Cochrane Systematic Reviews, 30- ... Many different bacteria can cause this infection and antibiotic treatme *Antibiotics for treating gonorrhoea in pregnancy ...
  https://www.essentialevidenceplus.com/content/cochrane?page=24&results=20&class=none
*  Related Articles by Review for PubMed (Select 19620546) - PubMed - NCBI
Tackling empirical antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia in your ICU: guidance for implementing the guidelines ... The ventilator care bundle and its impact on ventilator-associated pneumonia: a review of the evidence. ... Does ventilator-associated event surveillance detect ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care units? A systematic ... Implementation of a real-time compliance dashboard to help reduce SICU ventilator-associated pneumonia with the ventilator ...
  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?linkname=pubmed_pubmed_reviews&from_uid=19620546
*  Academic Bibliography
... cultures as a tool to predict involvement of multidrug antibiotic resistant bacteria in ventilator-associated pneumonia Pieter ... Colonization status and appropriate antibiotic therapy for nosocomial bacteremia caused by antibiotic-resistant gram-negative ... Outcome in bacteremia associated with nosocomial pneumonia and the impact of pathogen prediction by tracheal surveillance ... Antimicrobial resistance in nosocomial bloodstream infection associated with pneumonia and the value of systematic surveillance ...
  https://biblio.ugent.be/publication?q=author+exact+801001556606&q=author+exact+801000401801
*  Browse Evidence Summaries - Essential Evidence Plus
Duration of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill adults EBMG evidence summaries, 5-Sep-2017 ... to treat patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia not due to non-fermenting Gram-negative bacilli (NF-GNB). ... Duration of antibiotic treatment in asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy EBMG evidence summaries, 15-Mar-2016 Single-dose ... Three days of antibiotic therapy is similar to 5-10 days in achieving symptomatic cure during uncomplicated UTI treatment, ...
  https://www.essentialevidenceplus.com/content/evd?page=62&results=20&class=none&resource=S
*  Continuous aspiration of subglottic secretions | definition of continuous aspiration of subglottic secretions by Medical...
New Study Shows Subglottic Secretions Drainage Reduces Ventilator Associated Pneumonia and Antibiotic Use ... Continuous Aspiration of Subglottic Secretions (CASS) in the Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in the Postoperative ... Continuous Aspiration of Subglottic Secretions in the Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in the Postoperative Period ... It is a technique used in mechanically ventilated patients to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonias. ...
  http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/continuous+aspiration+of+subglottic+secretions
*  Nosocomial pneumonia in the intensive care unit: controversies and dilemmas. - Semantic Scholar
... ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the ICU. Numerous controversies exist, ... antibiotic rotation, and aerosolized antibiotics are discussed. No uniform standards exist for the approach to VAP. The authors ... Antibiotic monotherapy versus combination therapy is not clearly defined, as clinicians struggle with the dual risk of ... inadequate therapy negatively affecting outcome and overtreatment promoting antibiotic resistance. The role of airway and ...
  https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Nosocomial-pneumonia-in-the-intensive-care-unit%3A-Mehta-Niederman/9d08b544374d21d0f51307a722a7cdbfe6102d63
*  Search of: 'Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated' - List Results - ClinicalTrials.gov
Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Early Ventilator-associated Pneumonia in Neurological Patients. *Ventilator Associated Pneumonia ... Aerosolized Antibiotics in the Treatment of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia. *Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated ... 7-days Versus 14 Days of Antibiotics Therapy for Ventilator Associated Pneumonia. *Ventilator Associated Pneumonia ... 220 Studies found for: 'Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated'. Also searched for Ventilator-associated pneumonia and Ventilator- ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?cond=%22Pneumonia%2C+Ventilator-Associated%22&show_rss=Y
*  Hospital-Acquired Infections: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology
... ventilator-associated pneumonia [VAP]), urinary tract infection (UTI), and surgical site infection (SSI). Essential update: ... Comparison of 8 vs 15 days of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults: a randomized trial. JAMA. 2003 ... pneumonia (eg, ventilator-associated pneumonia [VAP]), urinary tract infection (UTI), and surgical site infection (SSI). ... Management of pneumonia includes the following:. * Initial empiric broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy, later streamlined on the ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/967022-overview
*  Professor Mieke van Driel - UQ Researchers
Antibiotics for ventilator-associated pneumonia (Review). Arthur, Lauren E., Kizor, Russell S., Selim, Adrian G., van Driel, ... Empiric Antibiotic Treatment For Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia. Arthur, L., Seoane, L., Kizor, R. and Van Driel, M. (2016). ... Antibiotics for ventilator-associated pneumonia (Protocol). Selim, Adrian G., Balalis, George, Bhaskar, Balu and van Driel, ... Mieke L. (2010) Antibiotics for ventilator-associated pneumonia (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 9: . doi: ...
  http://researchers.uq.edu.au/researcher/2709