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Hospital-acquired pneumonia leading cause of HAI

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Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) is the 2nd most frequent cause of hospital-acquired infection, numbering around 300,000 cases each year.

McEachern R, Campbell G. Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia: Epidemiology, etiology, and treatment. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 1998; 12(3): 761-79. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0891552005702099

Reference

Title
Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia: Epidemiology, etiology, and treatment
Publication
Infect Dis Clin North Am
Publication Date
1998
Authors
McEachern R, Campbell G
Volume & Issue
Volume 12, Issue 3
Pages
761-79
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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