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Overview of adverse events related to invasive procedures in the intensive care unit.

Pottier V, Daubin C, Lerolle N, et al. Overview of adverse events related to invasive procedures in the intensive care unit. Am J Infect Control. 2012;40(3):241-6. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2011.04.005.

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May 30, 2012
Pottier V, Daubin C, Lerolle N, et al. Am J Infect Control. 2012;40(3):241-6.

This study found that one-third of critically ill patients experienced an adverse event related to an invasive procedure. Infectious adverse events, namely ventilator-associated pneumonia, were more frequent than mechanical ones.

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Pottier V, Daubin C, Lerolle N, et al. Overview of adverse events related to invasive procedures in the intensive care unit. Am J Infect Control. 2012;40(3):241-6. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2011.04.005.