Ventilator-associated pneumonia in the era of COVID-19 pandemic: How common and what is the impact?

Crit Care. 2021 Apr 21;25(1):153. doi: 10.1186/s13054-021-03571-z.


We reviewed similarities and differences of ventilator associated pneumonia in Sars-Cov2 infection and with other ARDS. The differences in epidemiology and outcome will be detailed. Possible explanations of differences in pathophysiology of VAP in Sarscov2 infections will be cited and discussed.

PMID:33882991 | DOI:10.1186/s13054-021-03571-z