CME/CE – New Guidelines: Managing Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia & Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

CME/CE – New Guidelines: Managing Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia & Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
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Andre C. Kalil, MD, MPH, FACP, FCCM, FIDSA

Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Andre C. Kalil, MD, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has no financial interests to disclose.

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Andre C. Kalil, MD, MPH, FACP, FCCM, FIDSA (click to view)

Andre C. Kalil, MD, MPH, FACP, FCCM, FIDSA

Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Andre C. Kalil, MD, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has no financial interests to disclose.

The Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Thoracic Society have released joint clinical practice guidelines on the management of adults with hospital-acquired pneumonia and ventilator-associated pneumonia.
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Kalil A, Metersky M, Klompas M, Muscedere J, Sweeney D, Palmer L, et al. Management of adults with hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia: 2016 clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Thoracic Society. Clin Infect Dis. 2016;63:e61-e111. Available at http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/63/5/e61.

American Thoracic Society (ATS) and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). Guidelines for the management of adults with hospital-acquired, ventilator-associated, and healthcare-associated pneumonia. Am J Respir Crit CareMed. 2005;171:388-416.

Sopena N, Sabria M; Neunos Study Group. Multicenter study of hospital-acquired pneumonia in non-ICU patients. Chest. 2005; 127:213-219.

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)/American Thoracic Society (ATS). Supplemental material for the management of adults with hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia: 2016 clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Thoracic Society. Available at: www.idsociety.org/Organ_System/#HospitalAcquiredVentilatorAssociatedPneumoniaHAPVAP.

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