Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

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INTUBATED PATIENTS FALL OUTSIDE OF TARGET RECUMBENCY RANGE FOR THE PREVENTION OF VENTILATOR ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA AT ONE ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER, AS MEASURED BY NOVEL DIGITAL SENSOR, ANGULUS

Background: Ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) is the leading cause of death from nosocomial infections in critically-ill patients. The CDC recommends maintaining Head-of-Bed (HOB) elevation at a target recumbency range of 30º-45º due to evidence that [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:17+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on INTUBATED PATIENTS FALL OUTSIDE OF TARGET RECUMBENCY RANGE FOR THE PREVENTION OF VENTILATOR ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA AT ONE ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER, AS MEASURED BY NOVEL DIGITAL SENSOR, ANGULUS