Marked Reduction in 30-Day Mortality Among Elderly Patients with Community-acquired Pneumonia.
Am J Med. 2011 Feb;124(2):171-178.e1
Authors: Ruhnke GW, Coca-Perraillon M, Kitch BT, Cutler DM
Community-acquired pneumonia is the most common infectious cause of death in the US. Over the last 2 decades, patient characteristics and clinical care have changed. To understand the impact of these changes, we quantified incidence and mortality trends among elderly adults.
PMID: 21295197 [PubMed - in process]