Posted on October 28 2014

Proper dental care linked to reduced risk of respiratory infections in ICU patients

Vulnerable patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) who received enhanced oral care from a dentist were at significantly less risk for developing a lower respiratory tract infection, like ventilator-associated pneumonia, during their stay, research shows. ” To view more on this article or other articles please click here.  Proper dental care linked to reduced risk of respiratory infections in ICU patients