Incidence, risk, and prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in adult cardiac surgical patients: A systematic review

Zachary W. Fitch, Glenn J.R. Whitman

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

Ventilator-associated pneumonia remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in postoperative heart surgery patients. We present a systematic review of the literature on the incidence, risk factors, and prevention of this condition in a population at heightened risk. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12260 (J Card Surg 2014;29:196-203)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)196-203
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Volume29
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Incidence, risk, and prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in adult cardiac surgical patients: A systematic review'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this