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A cost-effectiveness analysis of reducing ventilator-associated pneumonia at a Danish ICU with ventilator bundle.

Møller AH, Hansen L, Jensen MS, Ehlers LH.

J Med Econ. 2012;15(2):285-92. doi: 10.3111/13696998.2011.647175. Epub 2011 Dec 19.

PMID:
22149533
2.

Preventing hospital-acquired infections: a national survey of practices reported by U.S. hospitals in 2005 and 2009.

Krein SL, Kowalski CP, Hofer TP, Saint S.

J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Jul;27(7):773-9. doi: 10.1007/s11606-011-1935-y. Epub 2011 Dec 6.

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Effectiveness of a multidimensional approach to reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia in pediatric intensive care units of 5 developing countries: International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium findings.

Rosenthal VD, Álvarez-Moreno C, Villamil-Gómez W, Singh S, Ramachandran B, Navoa-Ng JA, Dueñas L, Yalcin AN, Ersoz G, Menco A, Arrieta P, Bran-de Casares AC, de Jesus Machuca L, Radhakrishnan K, Villanueva VD, Tolentino MC, Turhan O, Keskin S, Gumus E, Dursun O, Kaya A, Kuyucu N.

Am J Infect Control. 2012 Aug;40(6):497-501. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.08.005. Epub 2011 Nov 3.

PMID:
22054689
4.

Crisis in hospital-acquired, healthcare-associated infections.

Calfee DP.

Annu Rev Med. 2012;63:359-71. doi: 10.1146/annurev-med-081210-144458. Epub 2011 Oct 13. Review.

PMID:
22017445
5.

Prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia with oral antiseptics: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Labeau SO, Van de Vyver K, Brusselaers N, Vogelaers D, Blot SI.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2011 Nov;11(11):845-54. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(11)70127-X. Epub 2011 Jul 26. Review.

PMID:
21798809
6.

An evidence-based recommendation on bed head elevation for mechanically ventilated patients.

Niël-Weise BS, Gastmeier P, Kola A, Vonberg RP, Wille JC, van den Broek PJ; Bed Head Elevation Study Group..

Crit Care. 2011;15(2):R111. doi: 10.1186/cc10135. Epub 2011 Apr 11. Review.

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Subglottic secretion drainage for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Muscedere J, Rewa O, McKechnie K, Jiang X, Laporta D, Heyland DK.

Crit Care Med. 2011 Aug;39(8):1985-91. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e318218a4d9. Review.

PMID:
21478738
8.

Collaborative cohort study of an intervention to reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia in the intensive care unit.

Berenholtz SM, Pham JC, Thompson DA, Needham DM, Lubomski LH, Hyzy RC, Welsh R, Cosgrove SE, Sexton JB, Colantuoni E, Watson SR, Goeschel CA, Pronovost PJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Apr;32(4):305-14. doi: 10.1086/658938.

PMID:
21460481
9.

Is continuous subglottic suctioning cost-effective for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia?

Hallais C, Merle V, Guitard PG, Moreau A, Josset V, Thillard D, Haghighat S, Veber B, Czernichow P.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Feb;32(2):131-5. doi: 10.1086/657943.

PMID:
21460467
10.

Estimating the proportion of healthcare-associated infections that are reasonably preventable and the related mortality and costs.

Umscheid CA, Mitchell MD, Doshi JA, Agarwal R, Williams K, Brennan PJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Feb;32(2):101-14. doi: 10.1086/657912. Review.

PMID:
21460463
11.

Diagnosis, management and prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia: an update.

Vincent JL, de Souza Barros D, Cianferoni S.

Drugs. 2010 Oct 22;70(15):1927-44. doi: 10.2165/11538080-000000000-00000. Review.

PMID:
20883051
12.

An intensive care unit quality improvement collaborative in nine Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals: reducing ventilator-associated pneumonia and catheter-related bloodstream infection rates.

Bonello RS, Fletcher CE, Becker WK, Clutter KL, Arjes SL, Cook JJ, Petzel RA.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008 Nov;34(11):639-45.

PMID:
19025084
13.

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
14.

Preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia in the United States: a multicenter mixed-methods study.

Krein SL, Kowalski CP, Damschroder L, Forman J, Kaufman SR, Saint S.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Oct;29(10):933-40. doi: 10.1086/591455.

PMID:
18715152
15.

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
16.

Comprehensive evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for ventilator-associated pneumonia: prevention.

Muscedere J, Dodek P, Keenan S, Fowler R, Cook D, Heyland D; VAP Guidelines Committee and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group..

J Crit Care. 2008 Mar;23(1):126-37. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2007.11.014.

PMID:
18359430
17.

Closed tracheal suction systems for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Siempos II, Vardakas KZ, Falagas ME.

Br J Anaesth. 2008 Mar;100(3):299-306. doi: 10.1093/bja/aem403. Epub 2008 Feb 4. Review.

PMID:
18250225
18.

Impact of passive humidification on clinical outcomes of mechanically ventilated patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Siempos II, Vardakas KZ, Kopterides P, Falagas ME.

Crit Care Med. 2007 Dec;35(12):2843-51.

PMID:
18074484
19.

Topical chlorhexidine for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a meta-analysis.

Chlebicki MP, Safdar N.

Crit Care Med. 2007 Feb;35(2):595-602.

PMID:
17205028
20.

Using a bundle approach to improve ventilator care processes and reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Resar R, Pronovost P, Haraden C, Simmonds T, Rainey T, Nolan T.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005 May;31(5):243-8.

PMID:
15960014

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