Novel targets in the management of pneumonia.

Abstract

Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is the leading cause of death from infectious diseases in the US. It accounts each year for 500,000 hospitalizations and 45,000 deaths and represents one of the most common causes of intensive care unit (ICU) admission. The mortality rate due to severe CAP has shown little improvement in the past three decades, remaining… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1753465808098694

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@article{Diaz2008NovelTI, title={Novel targets in the management of pneumonia.}, author={Luis Alonso Diaz and Eric M Mortensen and Antonio Anzueto and Marcos I Restrepo}, journal={Therapeutic advances in respiratory disease}, year={2008}, volume={2 6}, pages={387-400} }