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FAQ's About Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia- (PDF)

A “ventilator-associated pneumonia” or “VAP” is a lung infection or pneumonia that develops in a person who is on a ventilator in a hospital. Find out what you can do to prevent VAP.

Review Date: March 26, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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