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Literature ReviewPresentationShannon B. MangatNURS 601Maryville University
IntroductionVentilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is defined as pneumonia thatoccurs after a patient has been mechanically ventilated for morethan 48 hours.Prevalence?
PICOIn ventilated patients, what is the effect of the semi-recumbentposition on VAP compared to supine positioning?Why is this important?
Search HistorySeveral databases utilized including:MEDLINEPubMedCochrane Database of Systemic ReviewsCumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL)Keywords: ventilator-associated pneumonia, semi-recumbentposition versus supine position
Synthesis of EvidenceSupport of Semi-recumbent
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Cochrane Library, ET AL, Supine position, MEDLINE, ventilator associated pneumonia

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