Multicenter study of hospital-acquired pneumonia in non-ICU patients.

@article{Sopena2005MulticenterSO,
  title={Multicenter study of hospital-acquired pneumonia in non-ICU patients.},
  author={Nieves Sopena and Miquel Sabri{\`a}},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2005},
  volume={127 1},
  pages={213-9}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To know the incidence, epidemiology, etiology, and outcome of hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) in non-ICUs adult patients. SETTING Twelve Spanish teaching hospitals. INTERVENTIONS From April 1999 to November 2000, non-ICU HAP was prospectively studied by active, bimonthly 1-week surveillance. Epidemiologic data, etiology, and evolution… CONTINUE READING