Search for dissertations about: "Ventilated associated Pneumonia"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Ventilated associated Pneumonia.

  1. 1. Hospital-acquired pneumonia in intensive care patients

    Author : Petra Hyllienmark; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The present thesis describes the incidence and risk factors for pneumonia and especially ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) among Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients. Bacteria in samples from the lower respiratory tract of patients receiving mechanical ventilation are reported, including the duration of treatment prior to the first occurrence of different pathogens. READ MORE

  2. 2. Surfactant treatment in neonatal group B streptococcal pneumonia : experimental and clinical studies

    Author : Egbert Herting; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Surfactant dysfunction is probably involved in the pathophysiology of neonatal group B streptococcal (GBS) pneumonia. Aim of the present studies was to evaluate efficacy and safety of surfactant replacement therapy for term and preterm neonates with severe respiratory failure due to GBS infection. READ MORE

  3. 3. Using Probiotics in Intensive Care with Special Reference to Lactobacillus plantarum 299 and 299v

    Author : Bengt Klarin; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antibiotic susceptibility; intestinal permeability; Lactobacillus plantarum 299; Lactobacuillus plantarum 299v; probiotics; ICU; Clostridium difficile; critical illness; chlorhexidine; CDAD; VAP;

    Abstract : Probiotics are Live microorganisms that confer a health benefit on the host. The composition of the microflora in the gastrointestinal tract is rather constant in healthy subjects, but is easily disturbed by severe illness and the use of antibiotics. READ MORE