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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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Under general anesthesia (as described above), the skin over the VAP was incised to expose the VAP and allow blunt dissection to free it from the surrounding fascia.
We conducted a secondary analysis of data gathered from a previous study with 168 patients who developed VAP between July 2004 and August 2007 at our institution, Hartford Hospital, an 867-bed tertiary care medical centre located in Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
A recent study at a large LTCH examined 23 cases of VAP involving 19 patients that were associated with 157 LTCH admissions.
People with a family history or an existing condition of diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease or who are already taking cholesterol lowering medication are candidates for the comprehensive VAP Test, according to Atherotech President Mike Mullen.
According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States, the following risk factors for VAP are identified (CDC, 2004).
A regular toothbrushing kills the growth and subsequent spread of the bacterium that leads to VAP.
VAP is defined as pneumonia that develops in an intubated patient after 48 hours or more of mechanical ventilator support.
3) VAP has reported incidences as high as 78 percent and mortality rates that exceed 50 percent.
When the study period was divided into two halves, the VAP rate dropped from 9.
Articles were analyzed to determine the pathogenesis of VAP and the evidence-based nursing interventions used to fight the war against VAP.