Effectiveness of a multidimensional approach for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in adult intensive care units from 14 developing countries of four continents: Findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium


Rosenthal V. D. , Rodrigues C., Alvarez-Moreno C., Madani N., Mitrev Z., Ye G., ...More

CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, vol.40, no.12, pp.3121-3128, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/ccm.0b013e3182657916
  • Journal Name: CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.3121-3128

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium's multidimensional approach on the reduction of ventilator-associated pneumonia in patients hospitalized in intensive care units.