Healthcare-associated Pneumonia: Clinical Features and Retrospective Analysis Over 10 Years

  title={Healthcare-associated Pneumonia: Clinical Features and Retrospective Analysis Over 10 Years},
  author={Fei Qi and Guo-xin Zhang and Dan-yang She and Zhi-xin Liang and Ren-tao Wang and Zhen Yang and Liang-An Chen and Jun-chang Cui},
  booktitle={Chinese medical journal},
BACKGROUND Healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP) is associated with drug-resistant pathogens and high mortality, and there is no clear evidence that this is due to inappropriate antibiotic therapy. This study was to elucidate the clinical features, pathogens, therapy, and outcomes of HCAP, and to clarify the risk factors for drug-resistant pathogens and prognosis. METHODS Retrospective observational study among hospitalized patients with HCAP over 10 years. The primary outcome was 30-day all… CONTINUE READING
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