Outcome of community-acquired pneumonia: influence of age, residence status and antimicrobial treatment.


Community-acquired pneumonia remains a major cause of mortality in developed countries. There is much discrepancy in the literature regarding factors influencing the outcome in the elderly population. Data were derived from a multicentre prospective study initiated by the German Competence Network for Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Patients with community… (More)
DOI: 10.1183/09031936.00092507


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