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Risk Factors of Bercault et al for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia, Including Intrahospital Transport

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Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Description:

Bercault identified a number of risk factors for the development of pneumonia in patients in the intensive care unit receiving mechanical ventilation. These can help identify patients who should be monitored more closely, with early antibiotic therapy. The authors are from Hopital de la Source in Orleans, France.

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