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Factors Associated With Pediatric Ventilator-Associated Conditions in Six U.S. Hospitals

Factors Associated With Pediatric Ventilator-Associated Conditions in Six U.S. Hospitals

A newly proposed surveillance definition for ventilator-associated conditions among neonatal and pediatric patients has been associated with increased morbidity and mortality among ventilated patients in cardiac ICU, neonatal ICU, and PICU. This study aimed to identify potential risk factors associated with pediatric ventilator-associated conditions. In mechanically ventilated neonates and children, we identified several possible risk factors associated with ventilator-associated conditions.

CriticalCare.news
November 28, 2017

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