Silver-coated endotracheal tube dramatically reduces resistant infections

Monday, May 19, 2008 - 14:14 in Health & Medicine

A silver-coated endotracheal tube may reduce infections with highly resistant bacteria over traditional tubes by nearly half, according to the results of a large randomized trial to be presented at the American Thoracic Society`s 2008 International Conference in Toronto on Monday, May 19.

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