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Descriptor English:   Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated 
Descriptor Spanish:   Neumonía Asociada al Ventilador 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Pneumonia Associada à Ventilação Mecânica 
Synonyms English:   Pneumonia, Ventilator Associated
Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia  
Tree Number:   C01.539.248.500
C08.381.677.800
C08.730.610.750
Definition English:   Serious INFLAMMATION of the LUNG in patients who required the use of PULMONARY VENTILATOR. It is usually caused by bacterial cross-infections in hospitals (NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS). 
History Note English:   2007 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   52093 
Unique Identifier:   D053717 

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