October - 2012
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Objective surveillance definitions for ventilator-associated pneumonia
Crit Care Med, 2012, published ahead of print, doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3
VAP is a big issue in ICUs and quality programs, and it is hard to define. The CDC definition we are accustomed to includes;
Radiologic criteria (two or more serial radiographs with at least one of the following)
1. New or progressive and persistent...
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