Bundled protocol may help avoid ventilator-associated pneumonia

06/4/2013 | BeckersHospitalReview.com

The use of a bundled protocol in mechanically ventilated babies and children may help reduce the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia, according to a study published in the journal Critical Care Nurse. The care bundle includes an elevated bed, age-appropriate oral care, and hand hygiene before and after contact with patient or the device.

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