Pneumonia in the long-term resident.
Clin Geriatr Med. 2011 May;27(2):117-33
Authors: Jamshed N, Woods C, Desai S, Dhanani S, Taler G
Pneumonia in the long-term resident is common. It is associated with high morbidity and mortality. However, diagnosis and management of pneumonia in long-term care residents is challenging. This article provides an overview of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges, and management recommendations for pneumonia in this setting.
PMID: 21641501 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]