To Scope or Not To Scope: Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

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Synopsis:The addition of bronchoscopy in the management of patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) does not have any beneficial effect on clinical outcomes.Source:The Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. A randomized trial of diagnostic techniques for ventilator-associated pneumonia. N Engl J Med. 2006;355:2619–2630.

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