Clinical experience and incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia using closed versus open suction-system.

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Abstract

Studies have shown a decreasing ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) incidence after prophylactic interventions bundles. The use of closed suction systems (CSS) has been suggested beneficial as a prophylactic measure.

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Authors
  • Eva Akerman
  • Catharina Larsson
  • Anders Ersson
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  • Anesthesiology and Intensive Care
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-41
JournalNursing in critical care
Volume19
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes