Influence of performance status on the risk and outcome of nosocomial pneumonia in the elderly admitted to an open medical ward.
West Afr J Med. 2010 Sep-Oct;29(5):332-8
Authors: Salami AK, Desalu OO, Adeoye PO, Akanbi Ii AA, Oguntoyinbo AE, Fadeyi A
nosocomial pneumonia (NP) has been observed to complicate the course of management of some elderly patients in medical wards and this impacts negatively on the outcome of care of this group of patients.
PMID: 21089021 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]