Nationwide trends in pneumonia hospitalization rates and mortality, Denmark 1997-2011.

@article{Sgaard2014NationwideTI,
  title={Nationwide trends in pneumonia hospitalization rates and mortality, Denmark 1997-2011.},
  author={Mette S\ogaard and Rikke Beck Nielsen and Henrik C. Sch\onheyder and Mette N\orgaard and Reimar Wernich Thomsen},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={108 8},
  pages={1214-22}
}
OBJECTIVE To provide up-to-date population-based data on nationwide trends in pneumonia hospitalization rates and associated 30-day mortality. METHODS Using medical databases we identified all in-hospital episodes of pneumonia between 1997 and 2011. We computed age- and sex-standardized hospitalization rates of total and first-time pneumonia-related hospitalization and adjusted 30-day mortality rates by calendar year. RESULTS Among 552,528 pneumonia-related hospitalizations in Denmark… CONTINUE READING
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