Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia among Hospitalized Patients: Is It Different from Community Acquired Pneumonia?

@inproceedings{Seong2014HealthcareAssociatedPA,
  title={Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia among Hospitalized Patients: Is It Different from Community Acquired Pneumonia?},
  author={Gil Myung Seong and Miok Kim and Jaechun Lee and Jong Hoo Lee and Sun Young Jeong and Yunsuk Choi and Woo Jeong Kim},
  booktitle={Tuberculosis and respiratory diseases},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The increasing number of outpatients with multidrug-resistant (MDR) pathogens has led to a new category of pneumonia, termed healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP). We determined the differences in etiology and outcomes between patients with HCAP and those with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) to clarify the risk factors for HCAP mortality. METHODS A retrospective study comparing patients with HCAP and CAP at Jeju National University Hospital. The primary outcome was 30-day… CONTINUE READING