Pneumonia in chronic obstructive lung disease.

Abstract

Despite the apparent common occurrence of pneumonia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), there are little firm data on incidence, etiology, diagnostic procedures, and therapy in these patients. It appears that traditional respiratory pathogens such as the pneumococcus are declining in importance while "new" pathogens such as… (More)

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@article{Griffith1991PneumoniaIC, title={Pneumonia in chronic obstructive lung disease.}, author={David E. Griffith and Gerald H Mazurek}, journal={Infectious disease clinics of North America}, year={1991}, volume={5 3}, pages={467-84} }