CCP Podcast 023: Wash Your Mouth Out!!

 November 11

by Jonathan Downham

Reducing ventilator associated pneumonia in adult patients through high standards of oral care: A historical control study

Lee Cutler, Paula Sluman. Intensive and Critical care Nursing. 2014

Consultant Nurse Lee Cutler discusses the study he was involved in with his colleague Paula Sluman. Ventilator associated pneumonia is a big problem in the critical care environment so it is very important that we take all the measures we can do reduce its incidence. This seems like a simple approach which makes a difference.

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