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Adherence to simple and effective measures reduces the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia: [L'observation de mesures simples et efficaces reduit l'incidence de pneumonie associee a la ventilation mecanique].

Baxter AD; Allan J; Bedard J; Malone-Tucker S; Slivar S; Langill M; Perreault M; Jansen O.

The authors explored low-risk and low-cost strategies to reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). They found their inexpensive protocol to be effective in reducing incidences of VAP and submit that a multidisciplinary approach contributed to its success.