[The economic costs of pneumonia in children under 2 years of age in Colombia].

@article{Guzmn2005TheEC,
  title={[The economic costs of pneumonia in children under 2 years of age in Colombia].},
  author={Nelson Alvis Guzm{\'a}n and Fernando P de la Hoz Restrepo and Ana Betty Higuera and Desir{\'e}e Pastor and Jos{\'e} Luis di Fabio},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={178-83}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze the costs of pneumonias presumed to be of viral or bacterial origin, as diagnosed by chest X ray, in four reference center hospitals in three cities in Colombia. METHODS A total of 128 cases of pneumonia (64 bacterial cases and 64 viral cases) that had consecutively entered the hospitals in the study between July 2001 and January 2003 were investigated. The diagnosis of pneumonia was based on chest X rays. The study population was composed of children under 2 years of age… CONTINUE READING