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Peri-Intubation Intervention to Reduce Oral Flora and VAP.


PB2012113492

Publication Date 2005
Personal Author Grap, M. J.
Page Count 30
Abstract This randomized, controlled clinical trial tested an early (within 12 hours of intubation) application of chlorhexidine (CHX) by swab versus control (no swab) on oral microbial flora and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).
Keywords
  • Oral microbial flora
  • Clinical trial
  • Swab
  • Trauma patients
  • Pneumonia
  • Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)
Source Agency
  • TriService Nursing Research Program/Uniform Services Univ. of the Health Sciences
Corporate Authors Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond.; TriService Nursing Research Program, Bethesda, MD.
Supplemental Notes Sponsored by TriService Nursing Research Program, Bethesda, MD.
Document Type Technical Report
Title Note Final rept., 18 Oct 05-31 July 08.
NTIS Issue Number 201226
Contract Number
  • N03-006
Peri-Intubation Intervention to Reduce Oral Flora and VAP.
Peri-Intubation Intervention to Reduce Oral Flora and VAP.
PB2012113492

  • Oral microbial flora
  • Clinical trial
  • Swab
  • Trauma patients
  • Pneumonia
  • Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)
  • TriService Nursing Research Program/Uniform Services Univ. of the Health Sciences
  • N03-006
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