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Global and regional burden of hospital admissions for pneumonia in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract:

Pneumonia constitutes a substantial disease burden among adults overall and those who are elderly. We aimed to identify all studies investigating the disease burden among older adults (age, ≥65 years) admitted to the hospital with pneumonia. We estimated the hospital admission rate and in-hospital case-fatality ratio (CFR) of pneumonia in older adults, stratified by age and economic status (industrialized vs developing), with data from a systematic review of studies published from 1996 throug...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/INFDIS/JIZ053

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Journal of Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
222
Issue:
S1
Pages:
S570-S576
Publication date:
2019-03-08
Acceptance date:
2019-03-08
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
Pmid:
30849172
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1164031
Local pid:
pubs:1164031
Deposit date:
2021-03-04

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