Hospital-acquired and Ventilator-associated Pneumonia

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Release Date : August 30 2018

Management of Adults With Hospital-acquired and Ventilator-associated Pneumonia: 2016 Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Thoracic Society

Hospital-acquired infections, including hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), remain a significant complication of receiving care in a hospital setting and in the intensive care unit (ICU). The most recent guideline provides evidence-based recommendations based on updated scientific knowledge regarding the best diagnostic and treatment approaches for HAP and VAP.

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