Resources

  • References


    American Thoracic Society. Guidelines for the management of adults with hospital-acquired, ventilator-associated, and healthcare-associated pneumonia.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2005;171(4):388-416.

    Ventilator-associated pneumonia. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/vap/vap.html. Updated May 17, 2012. Accessed February 17, 2014.

    Nosocomial pneumonia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated December 2, 2013. Accessed February 17, 2014.


    Koenig SM, Truwit JD. Ventilator-associated pneumonia: diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
    Clin Microbio Rev. 2006;19(4):637-657.


    Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. FAQs about ventilator-associated pneumonia. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America website. Available at:
    http://www.shea-online.org/Assets/files/patient%20guides/NNL%5FVAP.pdf. Accessed February 17, 2014.

  • Resources

    American Lung Association

    http://www.lung.org

    American Thoracic Society

    http://www.thoracic.org

  • Canadian Resources

    The Canadian Lung Association

    http://www.lung.ca