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Accession Number PB2012-113492
Title Peri-Intubation Intervention to Reduce Oral Flora and VAP.
Publication Date Oct 2005
Media Count 30p
Personal Author M. J. Grap
Abstract This randomized, controlled clinical trial tested an early (within 12 hours of intubation) application of chlorhexidine (CHX) by swab versus control (no swab) on oral microbial flora and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).
Keywords Clinical trial
Oral microbial flora
Pneumonia
Swab
Trauma patients
Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)


 
Source Agency TriService Nursing Research Program/Uniform Services Univ. of the Health Sciences
NTIS Subject Category 44M - Health Resources
92C - Social Concerns
44 - Health Care
Corporate Author Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final rept., 18 Oct 05-31 July 08.
NTIS Issue Number 1226
Contract Number N03-006

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