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Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (Pneumonia, Ventilator Associated)

Serious INFLAMMATION of the LUNG in patients who required the use of PULMONARY VENTILATOR. It is usually caused by cross bacterial infections in hospitals (NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS).
Also Known As:
Pneumonia, Ventilator Associated; Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated; Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
Networked: 1472 relevant articles (71 outcomes, 213 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
4. Bronchiectasis
5. Critical Illness (Critically Ill)

Experts

1. Chastre, Jean: 27 articles (01/2015 - 04/2002)
2. Kollef, Marin H: 24 articles (06/2015 - 11/2002)
3. Rello, Jordi: 17 articles (08/2015 - 06/2003)
4. Combes, Alain: 17 articles (01/2014 - 04/2003)
5. Trouillet, Jean-Louis: 16 articles (01/2014 - 04/2003)
6. Luyt, Charles-Edouard: 16 articles (01/2014 - 10/2004)
7. Rosenthal, Victor D: 16 articles (04/2013 - 04/2006)
8. Fabian, Timothy C: 15 articles (01/2016 - 06/2002)
9. Croce, Martin A: 14 articles (01/2016 - 06/2002)
10. Klompas, Michael: 12 articles (07/2015 - 12/2007)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia:
1. Colistin (Coly-Mycin)FDA Link
2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
3. ChlorhexidineIBA
4. meropenem (Merrem)FDA LinkGeneric
5. VancomycinFDA LinkGeneric
6. Ceftazidime (Fortum)FDA LinkGeneric
7. linezolid (Zyvox)FDA Link
8. PiperacillinFDA LinkGeneric
9. tazobactamFDA LinkGeneric
10. Sucralfate (Carafate)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Mechanical Ventilators (Ventilator)
2. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
3. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)
4. Catheters
5. Tracheotomy