In the name of ventilator-associated pneumonia prevention: lung microbiota blown away by colistin!


Whilst ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) incidence has decreased during the last decade [1], this infection is still associated with increased duration of mechanical ventilation [2], high mortality rates and additional cost [3]. As VAP incidence is considered as an indicator of quality of care provided to the critically ill patient, preventing this… (More)
DOI: 10.1183/13993003.01361-2015