Current Nursing Practice for Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in ICUs

@inproceedings{Kandeel2012CurrentNP,
  title={Current Nursing Practice for Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in ICUs},
  author={Nahed Kandeel and Nayera Tantawy},
  year={2012}
}
Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) continues to be an important cause of morbidity and morality in ventilated patient. Strategies for prevention of VAP is a significant concern for health care team in intensive care units (ICUs). Nursing practice for prevention of VAP would have a significant impact on patient outcome. The main aim of the study was to investigate the current nursing practice for prevention of VAP in ICUs. The study involved a convenient sample of 150 critical care nurses… CONTINUE READING
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