Recurrent pneumonia among Japanese adults: disease burden and risk factors

@inproceedings{Ishifuji2017RecurrentPA,
  title={Recurrent pneumonia among Japanese adults: disease burden and risk factors},
  author={Tomoko Ishifuji and Eiichiro Sando and Norihiro Kaneko and Motoi Suzuki and Paul E Kilgore and Koya Ariyoshi and Konosuke Morimoto and Naoto Hosokawa and Makito Yaegashi and Masahiro Aoshima},
  booktitle={BMC pulmonary medicine},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND In Japan and other societies with rapidly aging populations, recurrent pneumonia (RP) is a major clinical problem yet only limited information exists regarding the burden of this disease. METHODS A prospective study of adult pneumonia was conducted to investigate the incidence of RP and potential risk factors. From February 1, 2012 to January… CONTINUE READING