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5 to 10 million Americans get pneumonia each year

Between 5 and 10 million Americans get pneumonia each year.

Niederman M, Mandell L, Anzueto A, Bass J, et al. Guidelines for the Management of Adults with Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001; 163(7): 1730-54. http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/full/10.1164/ajrccm.163.7.at1010#.UnKs0EbD_IU

Reference

Title
Guidelines for the Management of Adults with Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Publication
Am J Respir Crit Care Med
Publication Date
2001
Authors
Niederman M, Mandell L, Anzueto A, Bass J, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 163, Issue 7
Pages
1730-54
URL
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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