Factors associated with 30-day mortality in elderly inpatients with community acquired pneumonia during 2 influenza seasons.

@article{Torner2017FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with 30-day mortality in elderly inpatients with community acquired pneumonia during 2 influenza seasons.},
  author={Nuria Torner and Conchita Izquierdo and N{\'u}ria Soldevila and Diana Toledo and Judith Chamorro and Elena Espejo and Amelia Fern{\'a}ndez-Sierra and {\'A}ngela Dom{\'i}nguez},
  journal={Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics},
  year={2017},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={450-455}
}
Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) refers to pneumonia unrelated to hospitals or extended-care facilities. The aim of this study was to determine factors associated with 30-day mortality in patients with CAP aged ≥ 65 y admitted to 20 hospitals in 7 Spanish regions during the 2013-14 and 2014-15 influenza seasons. Logistic regression was used to identify factors associated with 30-day mortality. The adjusted model included variables selected by backward elimination with a cut off of < 0.02. A… CONTINUE READING
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