Article Abstract

Hot topics in ventilator-associated pneumonia

Authors: Saad Nseir, Ignacio Martin-Loeches

Abstract

Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) remains an important clinical problem, being associated with significant morbidity and mortality. In this special issue of Annals of Translational Medicine, novel aspects regarding definition, diagnosis, epidemiology, and treatment of VAP are discussed by experts in this field.