This section concerns all aspects dealing with pulmonary critically ill patients: models of acute setting; epidemiology, monitoring and treatment of acute respiratory failure; patho-physiology and clinical applications of invasive e non-invasive mechanical ventilation; weaning strategies; morbidity and mortality; ethical problems; imaging and interventional procedures; nurse and physiotherapist's issues.
A comparison of diagnostic algorithms and clinical parameters to diagnose ventilator-associated pneumonia: a prospective observational study
Suspicion and clinical criteria continue to serve as the foundation for ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) diagnosis, however the criteria used to diagnose VAP vary widely. Data from head-to-head comparison...
Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:161