• 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: Updated May 17, 2012. Accessed February 17, 2014.

    Nosocomial pneumonia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: 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: Accessed February 17, 2014.

  • Resources

    American Lung Association

    American Thoracic Society

  • Canadian Resources

    The Canadian Lung Association