Factors associated with early onset pneumonia in the severely brain-injured patient.

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An analysis of 125 patients with closed head injury was completed in order to identify the risk factors involved in the development of early pneumonia. Pneumonia was diagnosed in 60% of the patients. Early pneumonia developed in 47.8% of the patients. Brain-injured patients who developed early pneumonia were found to have a lower Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS… (More)

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@article{Woratyla1995FactorsAW, title={Factors associated with early onset pneumonia in the severely brain-injured patient.}, author={Steven P Woratyla and A S Morgan and Laura K Mackay and Beryl Bernstein and Cheyanne Barba}, journal={Connecticut medicine}, year={1995}, volume={59 11}, pages={643-7} }