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Name of Media:

An open-labelled randomized controlled trial comparing costs and clinical outcomes of open endotracheal suctioning with closed endotracheal suctioning in mechanically ventilated medical intensive care patients

Author(s):

David D, Samuel P, David T, Keshava SN, Irodi A, Peter JV

Publisher or Source:

Journal of Critical Care

Type of Media:

Medical Journal

Media Originally for:

Critical Care Physicians, Nurses and/or Other Critical Care Medical Professionals

Country of Origin:

India

Primary Focus of Media:

Pre-Use of PICS Designation

COVID-19 Related:

No

Description:

Purpose: Closed endotracheal suctioning (CES) may impact ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) risk by reducing environmental contamination. In developing countries where resource limitations constrain the provision of optimal bed space for critically ill patients, CES assumes greater importance.

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