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Overall Goals and Objectives:
1. Understand the clinical and economic consequences of VAP.
2. Review areas of uncertainty in VAP including diagnostic options and therapy.
3. Review newer paradigms for VAP including novel biomarkers.
Presentation: 55 minutes
Awsare, M.D., FCCP, Bharat K., "Ventilator Associated Pneumonia: A Review and Update for the Intensivist" (2012). Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds. Presentation 45.
Dr. Awsare is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine/TJUH. He is the Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit/Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He was awarded the Dean's Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence. His interests are critical care medicine and pulmonary embolism.