PIAC Case Series
Iowa Lutheran Family Medicine Residency Program

PIAC Case Series

Case 06 - Terry, 35 years old

Terry is a 35 y/o hospitalized with severe trauma due to MVA. He is diagnosed with VAP (ventilator-associated pneumonia) on hospital day 5.

Questions

1) What are the likely organisms?
2) What are the measures in ventilator bundle for prevention of VAP?
3)  What are some principles of antimicrobial therapy for VAP?

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