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Hospitalizations due to pneumonia

Community-acquired pneumonia is responsible for 350,000 – 620,000 hospitalizations each year in Americans age 65 and older.

Martson B, Plouffe J, File T, Hackman B, et al. Incidence of Community-Acquired Pneumonia Requiring Hospitalization. Arch Intern Med. 1997; 157(15): 1709-18. http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=623673

Reference

Title
Incidence of Community-Acquired Pneumonia Requiring Hospitalization
Publication
Arch Intern Med
Publication Date
1997
Authors
Martson B, Plouffe J, File T, Hackman B, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 157, Issue 15
Pages
1709-18
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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