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Pneumonia: References

Canadian Patient Safety Institute. Claire inspires change after her passingPublished 2011. 

Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control. Infection Control Guideline for the Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia. Ottawa, ON: Public Health Agency of Canada; 2010. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Pneumonia. CDC. Published March 9, 2020. 

Health Standards Organization. Leading Practices Library. Accreditation Canada. Published 2015. 

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). How-to Guide: Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia. Cambridge, MA: IHI; 2012. 

Kalil AC, Metersky ML, Klompas M, et al. Management of Adults with hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia: 2016 Clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Thoracic Society. Clin Infect Dis. 2016;63(5):e61-e111. doi:10.1093/cid/ciw353 

Papazian L, Klompas M, Luyt C-E. Ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults: A narrative review. Intensive Care Medicine. March 2020. doi:10.1007/s00134-020-05980-0

Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC). Annex B: Best Practices for Prevention of Transmission of Acute Respiratory Infection In All Health Care Settings. Toronto, ON: Public Health Ontario; 2013. 

Roquilly A, Marret E, Abraham E, Asehnoune K. Pneumonia prevention to decrease mortality in intensive care unit: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Infect Dis. 2015;60(1):64-75. doi:10.1093/cid/ciu740. [Erratum: Roquilly et al. Clin Infect Dis 2015; 60: 64-75].


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