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Multidisciplinary initiative reduces airway infection in pediatric intensive care patients
Date:6/17/2013

tory therapists followed a strict process for suctioning secretions from patients' mouths and throats. A multidisciplinary team of respiratory therapists, physicians and nurses met regularly to monitor patients' progress.

After 18 months, the cases of VAT had dropped by 53 percent compared to pre-intervention rates.

"The multidisciplinary approach that was key to this success," Muszynski says, adding that because each team member interacted differently with the patient and brought a unique perspective, barriers to bundle implementation could be identified and solved quickly.

This is among the first published studies on VAT prevention in pediatric patients. While there is good information to be mined from the data, Musyznki says that this only grazes the surface of the problem.

"We still want to understand why some children get VAT and others don't, or why one child will have a mild case while another gets very sick, even when both have the benefit of the same preventive protocol," says Muszynski, who also is an assistant professor of pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. "There are many more questions we'd like to answer."


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Contact: Gina Bericchia
Gina.Bericchia@NationwideChildrens.org
614-355-0495
Nationwide Children's Hospital
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