Risk of Hospitalization for Community Acquired Pneumonia with Renin-Angiotensin Blockade in Elderly Patients: A Population-Based Study


OBJECTIVE To characterize the 90-day risk of hospitalization with pneumonia among patients treated with different anti-hypertensive drug classes. DESIGN Population based cohort study using five linked databases. PARTICIPANTS Individuals over the age of 65 who filled a new outpatient prescription for one of four anti-hypertensive medications: ACE… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110165


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