Title: An evidence-based recommendation on bed head elevation for mechanically ventilated patients
Authors: Niël-Weise, Barbara S ×
Gastmeier, Petra
Kola, Axel
Vonberg, Ralf P
Wille, Jan C
van den Broek, Peterhans J
Bed Head Elevation Study Group
Contributors: Debaveye, Yves
Issue Date: Apr-2011
Publisher: Current Science Ltd.
Series Title: Critical Care vol:15 issue:2
Article number: R111
Abstract: A semi-upright position in ventilated patients is recommended to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) and is one of the components in the Ventilator Bundle of the Institute for Health Care Improvement. This recommendation, however, is not an evidence-based one.
ISSN: 1466-609X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory of Intensive Care Medicine
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