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INTRODUCTION Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis (VAT) is associated with increased duration of mechanical ventilation. We hypothesized that, in patients with VAT, antibiotic treatment would be associated with reduced duration of mechanical ventilation. METHODS We conducted a prospective, randomized, controlled, unblinded, multicenter study. Patients(More)
Cerebral vasospasm, a recognized complication of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage, can lead to delayed ischaemic neurological deficit, and death. The systematic administration of nimodipine confers a modest but real benefit against delayed ischaemic damage. When vasospasm occurs, triple-H therapy (hypervolaemia, hypertension, and haemodilution) has long(More)
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