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ICU Management

Seven Days Antibiotics OK for HAP/ VAP, New Guidelines

2016 19 Jul

New clinical practice guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and American Thoracic Society (ATS)   advise shorter antibiotics courses for hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) - seven or fewer days of antibiotics, in a change from previous recommendations. The guidelines recommend... Read more