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Case-control study investigating parameters affecting ventilator-associated events in mechanically ventilated patients

Published:December 04, 2018DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.09.024
      We analyzed a set of clinical parameters using Cox proportional hazard regressions to yield significant factors associated with the development of ventilator-associated events. In our study, intubation site, certain comorbidities, morphine, prednisone, and nutrition emerged as factors. Additionally, we presented potential mechanisms that require further research to validate.

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