Non-Ventilator Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia

Executive summary

The Problem Hospital-acquired pneumonia is the #1 hospital-acquired infection (HAI), with non-ventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia (NV-HAP) representing over 60% of cases (Magill, O’Leary, & Janell, 2018). Preventing even 100 cases of NV-HAP is estimated to save $400 million, 700-900 hospital days, and the lives of 20-30 patients (Quinn, Baker, Cohen, Stewart, Lima,

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