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Nosocomial and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

Product Code: ERM53-MEM-26041PU
  • Edited by A. Torres and S. Ewig
    Nosocomial and ventilator-associated pneumonia continue to be a major challenge in the management of intensive care patients. In particular, recent developments in microbial resistance are a cause of great concern. Internationally renowned experts provide comprehensive reviews on all the major topics within the field and, in particular, the recent insights into epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment surrounding this field. This Monograph is an essential reference book for both clinicians and researchers alike on this challenging subject.

    Contents list
    1. Aetiopathogenesis of VAP revisited
    2. New approaches to the aetiological diagnosis of VAP
    3. Biomarkers and VAP: results and perspectives
    4. VAP: approach to therapy
    5. New antibiotics for VAP
    6. Aerosolised treatment for VAP
    7. Impact of guidelines on HAP and VAP outcomes
    8. VAP prevention: pharmacological strategies
    9. VAP prevention: non-pharmacological strategies
    10. Animal models of VAP
    11. Viral VAP
    12. Fungal VAP
    13. HAP in nonventilated patients
    14. Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis
    ISBN: 978-1-84984-015-6
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