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Prevention of Early Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia after Cardiac Arrest

B. François, A. Cariou, R. Clere?Jehl, et al, for the CRICS-TRIGGERSEP Network and the ANTHARTIC Study Group New Eng J Med, 2019, 381:1831-42


Even though there is ongoing debate about the role, degree, duration of TTM after OHCA, it is recommended and widely used. Outcomes after OHCA remain poor. TTM increases the risk fo secondary infections, such as VAP.

This prospective...


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Interesting study. Highlights the importance of reducing the VAP rate..and their important role to consider lungs for transplantation in cases where CNS outcome is poor.
FREOKUMAR-12 Nov, 2019 04:54:59 PM