Treat Most HAP or VAP Patients With 7 Days of Antibiotics

You'll see changes in the treatment of adults with hospital-acquired (HAP) or ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).

Updated IDSA guidelines suggest closer consideration of an individual's risk for resistant bugs...and more emphasis on using your hospital's antibiogram to guide empiric antibiotic therapy.

Continue to use empiric piperacillin/tazobactam, cefepime, levofloxacin, etc...to cover Pseudomonas and S. aureus.

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