Journal article icon

Journal article

Risk of pneumonia and pneumococcal disease in people hospitalized with diabetes mellitus: English record-linkage studies.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: The risk of invasive pneumococcal disease is higher in people with diabetes mellitus than those without. People with diabetes should be considered for routine pneumococcal immunization. This policy has been in place in England for more than a decade. We aimed to estimate, at the population level, the current scale of excess risk of pneumococcal disease in patients with diabetes, and whether the risks have decreased in recent years with the introduction of a pneumococcal vaccine. M...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1111/dme.12260

Authors


Seminog, OO More by this author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
30
Issue:
12
Pages:
1412-1419
Publication date:
2013-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:eeeaaa67-1084-4a3b-8e18-6ce3085522a1
Source identifiers:
407881
Local pid:
pubs:407881

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP