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Risk of pneumonia and pneumococcal disease in people with severe mental illness: English record linkage studies.

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BACKGROUND: People with severe mental illness have a higher risk than others of some physical diseases. The risk of pneumococcal disease in people with mental disorders is unknown. This is potentially important because vaccines against the pneumococcus are available. METHODS: We used two datasets of linked hospital admission and death records, the Oxford Record Linkage Study and all-England linked Hospital Episode Statistics, to estimate the risk of lobar pneumonia and other pneumococcal dis...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
Thorax
Volume:
68
Issue:
2
Pages:
171-176
Publication date:
2013-02-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-3296
ISSN:
0040-6376
Source identifiers:
367738
Language:
English
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pubs:367738
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uuid:9d60296e-ffab-4407-b57c-5d6053a061e8
Local pid:
pubs:367738
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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