Hospital- and ventilator-associated pneumonia: a multisociety guideline

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  • Treatment standards for hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) have evolved appreciably in the past decade.

Why this matters

  • HAP is the leading cause of death from nosocomial infection among critically ill patients.
  • VAP incidence is...