Quiz time – 10/9

     

    Which of the following is not a risk factor for ventilator-associated events?
    a. I.V. antibiotics
    b. Benzodiazepines given before intubation
    c. Paralytic agents
    d. Greater exposure to opioids

     

    Answer to Quiz Time: a. Risk factors for ventilator-associated events include benzodiazepines given before intubation, greater exposure to opioids, and administration of paralytics.

     

    Learn more by reading the continuing nursing education article “Ventilator-associated events: A new outcome measure.”

     

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