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VENTILATOR-ASSOCIATED EVENTS, NOT VENTILATOR-ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA, IS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGHER MORTALITY IN TRAUMA PATIENTS.

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Summary of "VENTILATOR-ASSOCIATED EVENTS, NOT VENTILATOR-ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA, IS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGHER MORTALITY IN TRAUMA PATIENTS."

Ventilator-associated events (VAE), using objective diagnostic criteria, are the preferred quality indicator for patients requiring mechanical ventilation (MV) for greater than 48 hours. We aim to identify the occurrence of VAE in our trauma population, the impact on survival, and length of stay, as compared to the traditional definition of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).

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Name: The journal of trauma and acute care surgery
ISSN: 2163-0763
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