|Pneumonia||Semirecumbent||Supine||RRR (95% CI)||NNT (CI)|
|*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.|
|Clinically suspected||8%||34%||77% (35 to 93)||4 (3 to 11)|
|Microbiological||5%||23%||78% (19 to 94)||6 (4 to 29)|
A semirecumbent body position led to a lower rate of nosocomial pneumonia than a supine position in mechanically ventilated adults
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