The IDSA provides guidelines on the treatment of hospitalized and ventilator associated pneumonia[1]


  1. A.C. Kalil, M.L. Metersky, M. Klompas, J. Muscedere, D.A. Sweeney, L.B. Palmer, L.M. Napolitano, N.P. O'Grady, J.G. Bartlett, J. Carratalà, A.A. El Solh, S. Ewig, P.D. Fey, T.M. File, M.I. Restrepo, J.A. Roberts, G.W. Waterer, P. Cruse, S.L. Knight, and J.L. Brozek, "Management of Adults With Hospital-acquired and Ventilator-associated Pneumonia: 2016 Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Thoracic Society", Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 63, pp. e61-e111, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw353