Strategies to Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated Events, and Nonventilator Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia in Acute-Care Hospitals
May 20, 2022
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The purpose of this document is to highlight practical recommendations to assist acute care hospitals to prioritize and implement strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), ventilator-associated events (VAE), and non-ventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia (NV-HAP) in adults, children, and neonates. This document updates the Strategies to Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Acute Care Hospitals published in 2014.
Male, Female, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Older adult
Health Care Settings
Emergency care, Hospital, Operating and recovery room
Epidemiology infection prevention, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant
D053717 - Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated, D000077299 - Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia
hospital-acquired pneumonia, ventilator-associated pneumonia, HAP, VAP
Klompas M, Branson R, Cawcutt K, Crist M, Eichenwald EC, Greene LR, Lee G, Maragakis LL, Powell K, Priebe GP, Speck K, Yokoe DS, Berenholtz SM. Strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia, ventilator-associated events, and nonventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia in acute-care hospitals: 2022 Update. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 May 20:1-27. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.88. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35589091.