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1.

Decontamination of the digestive tract and oropharynx in ICU patients.

de Smet AM, Kluytmans JA, Cooper BS, Mascini EM, Benus RF, van der Werf TS, van der Hoeven JG, Pickkers P, Bogaers-Hofman D, van der Meer NJ, Bernards AT, Kuijper EJ, Joore JC, Leverstein-van Hall MA, Bindels AJ, Jansz AR, Wesselink RM, de Jongh BM, Dennesen PJ, van Asselt GJ, te Velde LF, Frenay IH, Kaasjager K, Bosch FH, van Iterson M, Thijsen SF, Kluge GH, Pauw W, de Vries JW, Kaan JA, Arends JP, Aarts LP, Sturm PD, Harinck HI, Voss A, Uijtendaal EV, Blok HE, Thieme Groen ES, Pouw ME, Kalkman CJ, Bonten MJ.

N Engl J Med. 2009 Jan 1;360(1):20-31. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa0800394.

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Implementing quality improvements in the intensive care unit: ventilator bundle as an example.

Zilberberg MD, Shorr AF, Kollef MH.

Crit Care Med. 2009 Jan;37(1):305-9. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181926623. Review.

PMID:
19050626
3.

Strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia in acute care hospitals.

Coffin SE, Klompas M, Classen D, Arias KM, Podgorny K, Anderson DJ, Burstin H, Calfee DP, Dubberke ER, Fraser V, Gerding DN, Griffin FA, Gross P, Kaye KS, Lo E, Marschall J, Mermel LA, Nicolle L, Pegues DA, Perl TM, Saint S, Salgado CD, Weinstein RA, Wise R, Yokoe DS.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Oct;29 Suppl 1:S31-40. doi: 10.1086/591062. No abstract available.

PMID:
18840087
4.

Silver-coated endotracheal tubes and incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia: the NASCENT randomized trial.

Kollef MH, Afessa B, Anzueto A, Veremakis C, Kerr KM, Margolis BD, Craven DE, Roberts PR, Arroliga AC, Hubmayr RD, Restrepo MI, Auger WR, Schinner R; NASCENT Investigation Group.

JAMA. 2008 Aug 20;300(7):805-13. doi: 10.1001/jama.300.7.805.

PMID:
18714060
5.

Continuous aspiration of subglottic secretions in the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in the postoperative period of major heart surgery.

Bouza E, Pérez MJ, Muñoz P, Rincón C, Barrio JM, Hortal J.

Chest. 2008 Nov;134(5):938-46. doi: 10.1378/chest.08-0103. Epub 2008 Jul 18.

PMID:
18641114
6.

Efficacy and safety of a paired sedation and ventilator weaning protocol for mechanically ventilated patients in intensive care (Awakening and Breathing Controlled trial): a randomised controlled trial.

Girard TD, Kress JP, Fuchs BD, Thomason JW, Schweickert WD, Pun BT, Taichman DB, Dunn JG, Pohlman AS, Kinniry PA, Jackson JC, Canonico AE, Light RW, Shintani AK, Thompson JL, Gordon SM, Hall JB, Dittus RS, Bernard GR, Ely EW.

Lancet. 2008 Jan 12;371(9607):126-34. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(08)60105-1.

PMID:
18191684
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Randomized controlled trial and meta-analysis of oral decontamination with 2% chlorhexidine solution for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Tantipong H, Morkchareonpong C, Jaiyindee S, Thamlikitkul V.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Feb;29(2):131-6. doi: 10.1086/526438.

PMID:
18179368
8.

Ventilator-associated pneumonia--the wrong quality measure for benchmarking.

Klompas M, Platt R.

Ann Intern Med. 2007 Dec 4;147(11):803-5.

PMID:
18056666
9.

Efficacy of a pneumonia prevention protocol in the reduction of ventilator-associated pneumonia in trauma patients.

Lansford T, Moncure M, Carlton E, Endress R, Shik N, Udobi K, Braxton C, Danks R.

Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2007 Oct;8(5):505-10.

PMID:
17999583
10.

Influence of an endotracheal tube with polyurethane cuff and subglottic secretion drainage on pneumonia.

Lorente L, Lecuona M, Jiménez A, Mora ML, Sierra A.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Dec 1;176(11):1079-83. Epub 2007 Sep 13.

PMID:
17872488
11.

Does this patient have ventilator-associated pneumonia?

Klompas M.

JAMA. 2007 Apr 11;297(14):1583-93. Review.

PMID:
17426278
12.

Oral decontamination for prevention of pneumonia in mechanically ventilated adults: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Chan EY, Ruest A, Meade MO, Cook DJ.

BMJ. 2007 Apr 28;334(7599):889. Epub 2007 Mar 26. Review.

13.

Eliminating nosocomial infections at Ascension Health.

Berriel-Cass D, Adkins FW, Jones P, Fakih MG.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006 Nov;32(11):612-20.

PMID:
17120920
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A multicenter randomized trial of computer-driven protocolized weaning from mechanical ventilation.

Lellouche F, Mancebo J, Jolliet P, Roeseler J, Schortgen F, Dojat M, Cabello B, Bouadma L, Rodriguez P, Maggiore S, Reynaert M, Mersmann S, Brochard L.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Oct 15;174(8):894-900. Epub 2006 Jul 13.

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"Ventilator bundle" approach to prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Burger CD, Resar RK.

Mayo Clin Proc. 2006 Jun;81(6):849-50. No abstract available.

PMID:
16770987
17.

Clinical characteristics and treatment patterns among patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Kollef MH, Morrow LE, Niederman MS, Leeper KV, Anzueto A, Benz-Scott L, Rodino FJ.

Chest. 2006 May;129(5):1210-8. Erratum in: Chest. 2006 Jul;130(1):308.

PMID:
16685011
18.

Oral decontamination with chlorhexidine reduces the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Koeman M, van der Ven AJ, Hak E, Joore HC, Kaasjager K, de Smet AG, Ramsay G, Dormans TP, Aarts LP, de Bel EE, Hustinx WN, van der Tweel I, Hoepelman AM, Bonten MJ.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Jun 15;173(12):1348-55. Epub 2006 Apr 7.

PMID:
16603609
19.

Feasibility and effects of the semirecumbent position to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia: a randomized study.

van Nieuwenhoven CA, Vandenbroucke-Grauls C, van Tiel FH, Joore HC, van Schijndel RJ, van der Tweel I, Ramsay G, Bonten MJ.

Crit Care Med. 2006 Feb;34(2):396-402.

PMID:
16424720
20.

Clinical and economic consequences of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a systematic review.

Safdar N, Dezfulian C, Collard HR, Saint S.

Crit Care Med. 2005 Oct;33(10):2184-93. Review.

PMID:
16215368
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