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November 15, 2022

Collaboration leads to better oral care, prevents pneumonia for patients in intensive care

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

A collaboration between Dental Specialties and Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Unit staff at Mayo Clinic in Rochester led to a pilot project where dental hygienists provide critical care patients with much-needed oral care and help prevent ventilator-assisted pneumonia. Patients who are hospitalized in an intensive care unit can often be at risk for acquiring ventilator-associated […]

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Tags: Cardiovascular surgical intensive care, Dental Specialties, Sarah Hoerler

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