Toothbrushing Can Prevent Hospital-borne Pneumonia

Dec 14, 2008 Full story: Science Daily

With weakened immune systems and a higher resistance to antibiotics, patients who rely on a mechanical ventilator can easily develop serious infections - as 26,000 Americans do every year.

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“ illegitimus non carborundum”

Since: May 08

Columbia, S.C.

#1 Dec 16, 2008
This isn't new 'news'. My unit has been conducting routine mouth care as part of our "zap vap" initiative for 2years now. It works.

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