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Vol 89, No 1 (2021)
Letter to the Editor
Published online: 2021-02-28
Submitted: 2020-12-28
Accepted: 2021-01-01
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Suction above cuff endotracheal tube can reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia in COVID-19 patients

Łukasz Szarpak, Maciej Cyran, Pawel Wieczorek, Togay Evrin
DOI: 10.5603/ARM.a2021.0025
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Pubmed: 33660252
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Adv Respir Med 2021;89(1):97-98.

open access

Vol 89, No 1 (2021)
LETTERS
Published online: 2021-02-28
Submitted: 2020-12-28
Accepted: 2021-01-01

Abstract

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Keywords

ventilator associated pneumonia; suction above cuff; COVID-19; SARS-CoV-2; endotracheal intubation; mechanical ventilation

About this article
Title

Suction above cuff endotracheal tube can reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia in COVID-19 patients

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 89, No 1 (2021)

Article type

Letter to the Editor

Pages

97-98

Published online

2021-02-28

DOI

10.5603/ARM.a2021.0025

Pubmed

33660252

Bibliographic record

Adv Respir Med 2021;89(1):97-98.

Keywords

ventilator associated pneumonia
suction above cuff
COVID-19
SARS-CoV-2
endotracheal intubation
mechanical ventilation

Authors

Łukasz Szarpak
Maciej Cyran
Pawel Wieczorek
Togay Evrin

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