What is new in non-ventilated ICU-acquired pneumonia?

  • Wafa Ibn SaiedEmail author
  • Ignacio Martin-Loeches
  • Jean-François Timsit
What's New in Intensive Care
Guidelines and recommendations for non-ventilated hospital-acquired pneumonia (NV-HAP) are typically based on the research from ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) [ 1, 2]. Data for non-ventilated intensive care unit (ICU) patients with nosocomial pneumonia (NV-ICUAP) are scarce (Fig.  1). The current manuscript aims to elucidate whether these conditions are similar or different clinical entities.



Hospital-acquired pneumonia


Non-ventilated ICU-acquired pneumonia


Ventilator-associated pneumonia


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wafa Ibn Saied
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ignacio Martin-Loeches
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Jean-François Timsit
    • 1
    • 5
  1. 1.University of Paris, IAME, INSERMParisFrance
  2. 2.Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care MedicineSt. James’s HospitalDublinIreland
  3. 3.Multidisciplinary Intensive Care Research Organization (MICRO)St James’s HospitalDublinIreland
  4. 4.Pulmonary Intensive Care Unit, Respiratory Institute, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, IDIBAPSUniversity of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  5. 5.AP-HP, Bichat Hospital, Medical and Infectious Diseases ICU (MI2)ParisFrance

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