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Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP):  "Hospital staff in Michigan intensive care units (ICUs) cut by more than 70 percent the rate of pneumonia in patients who are on ventilators by using a targeted quality improvement initiative funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). This reduction in the rate of ventilator-associated pneumonia was sustained for the duration of the study's follow-up, a period of up to two and a half years." 

   

http://www.ahrq.gov/news/press/pr2011/cuspvappr.htm

   

        
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