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Risk for Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Prediction Model

Purpose:

To estimate the risk for a patient developing ventilator associated pneumonia based on the model of Zahar et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

J12, J13, J14, J15, J16, J17, J18

Description:

Zahar et al developed a model for predicting the risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in a patient. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from closer monitoring and interventions to reduce that risk. The authors are from multiple teaching hospitals in France.

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