How to Diagnose Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

  • M. Langer
Conference paper


Ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) is a frequent infectious complication in ICU [1] and contributes to increase mortality in the ICU patients [2].


Bronchoalveolar Lavage Ventilator Associate Pneumonia Respir Crit Nosocomial Pneumonia Tracheal Aspirate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Langer
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Anaesthesia and Intensive CareMaggiore Hospital — IRCCSMilanItaly

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