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Comparing current US and European guidelines for nosocomial pneumonia.

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Summary of "Comparing current US and European guidelines for nosocomial pneumonia."

In the last 2 years, two major guidelines for the management of nosocomial pneumonia have been published: The International European Respiratory Society/European Society of Intensive Care Medicine/European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases/Asociación Latinoamericana de Toráx guidelines for the management of hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) and the American guidelines for management of adults with HAP and VAP; both the guidelines made important clinical recommendations for the management of patients.

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Name: Current opinion in pulmonary medicine
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