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VAPVentilator-Associated Pneumonia
VAPValidation des Acquis Professionnels (French: Validation of Professional Experience; higher education)
VAPVertical Auto Profile
VAPVoting-Age Population
VAPVoluntary Action Program
VAPValue-Added Process
VAPVisiting Assistant Professor
VAPVirtual Access Point
VAPVolunteer Achievement Program (Credit Union National Association)
VAPVaccine Action Program
VAPValue Added Provider
VAPAverage Path Velocity
VAPVignette Application Portal (software)
VAPVeterans Assistance Program (various states)
VAPVillage Action Plan (UK)
VAPVenous Access Port (medical device)
VAPVientiane Action Plan
VAPValue Added Partnership
VAPVoluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity
VAPHeavy Photographic Squadron (US Navy aviation unit designation used from 1956 to 1971)
VAPVISA Access Point
VAPVeterinary Acupuncture
VAPVindicat Atque Polit
VAPVaccine Associated Paralysis
VAPVerification and Acceptance Program
VAPVery Annoying Person
VAPVolume Arrival Profile (US Postal Service)
VAPVulnerability Assessment Procedure (DCAA)
VAPVector Adaptive Predictive Coding
VAPHeavy Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron (US Navy aviation unit designation used from 1956 to 1971)
VAPPhotographic Reconnaissance Squadron (Heavy) (US Navy Aviation unit designation used from 1956 to 1971)
VAPVisual Aid Panel (dry erase whiteboard)
VAPVirtual Assembly Program
VAPVirtual Advisory Panel
VAPVieilles Automobiles du Périgord (French classic car club)
VAPVolunteerism Always Pays (Walmart program)
VAPVendor Assessment Program (Arizona)
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The need for a full-time VAP coordinator, with protected time and without patient responsibilities, was identified.
On their Webpage, Kimberly-Clark Health Care (2014) reports VAP as a source of the highest morbidity and mortality of all hospital-associated illnesses.
The specific microbial causes of VAP vary widely depending in epidemiological and clinical factors.
The diagnostic criteria for probable VAP were the combination of new-onset fever of [greater than or equal to] 38.
Interestingly, the bird's owners reported that, after discharge, the bird was able to stretch its neck more to crow, a behavior that had not been observed to the same extent while the VAP was in place.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) recommends that all ICUs need to implement a suitable ventilator care bundle to reduce the incidence of VAP to zero.
Trying to track this data manually would be a much heavier burden on infection-control departments, which are already spread thin from their responsibilities for preventing many different types of HAIs, not just VAP.
Pathogens commonly associated with VAP include gram negative bacilli such as, pseudomonas aeruginosa, escherichia coli, klebsiella pneumoniae, acinetobacter.
13 Guidelines to prevent VAP have been broadcasted by different expert groups and, when fully placed into practice, they helped improve patient progress and cut treatment cost.
1) For several years, VAP has been of special interest to researchers and various studies have been conducted, but there has been less research on VAT.
The objective of this study was to test whether AA as an adjunctive therapy of MDR-GNB VAP was effective and safe in a prospective, randomized, controlled trial.