A cross-sectional study of the clinical characteristics of hospitalized children with community-acquired pneumonia in eight eastern cities in China

@inproceedings{Wang2013ACS,
  title={A cross-sectional study of the clinical characteristics of hospitalized children with community-acquired pneumonia in eight eastern cities in China},
  author={Xuefeng Wang and Jian-Ping Liu and Kun-ling Shen and Rong Ma and Zhen-ze Cui and Li Deng and Yun-xiao Shang and De-yu Zhao and Li-Bo Wang and Li-Ya Wan and Yi-qiu Sun and Yan-ning Li and Zhi-yan Jiang and Hua Xu and Xin-Min Li and Zhen-qi Wu and Zhao-lan Liu and Ying-hui Hu and Yan Huang and C H He and Han Zhang and Yong-hong Jiang and Hua Liu and Zi Hao Wang},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Community-acquired pneumonia in children is common in China. To understand current clinical characteristics and practice, we conducted a cross-sectional study to analyze quality of care on childhood pneumonia in eight eastern cities in China. METHODS Consecutive hospital records between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010 were collected from 13 traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and western medicine (WM) hospitals in February, May, August, and November (25 cases per season, 100… CONTINUE READING