Community-Acquired Pneumonia SORT: KEY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRACTICE Clinical recommendation Evidence rating References In patients with suspected CAP, chest
Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in adults. CAP is defined as an infection of the lung parenchyma that is not
Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is defined as an acute infection of the pulmonary parenchyma in a patient who has acquired the infection in the community, as
Former President George H. W. Bush was hospitalized due to pneumonia — why does the disease strike older adults and how is it treated?
In-Depth From A.D.A.M. Prognosis. Between 5 and 10 million people get pneumonia in the United States each year, and more than 1 million people are hospitalized due to
Pneumonia is a lung infection that can make you very sick. You may cough, run a fever, and have a hard time breathing. For most people, pneumonia can be treated at home.
This article covers community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). This type of pneumonia is found in persons who have not recently been in the hospital or another health care
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial involving 84,496 adults 65 years of age or older, we evaluated the efficacy of 13-valent polysaccharide
Opioids — a class of medicines commonly given for pain — were associated with a higher risk of pneumonia in a study of 3,061 adults, aged 65 to 94. The study also
Pneumonia symptoms caused by bacteria in otherwise healthy people er than 65 usually come on suddenly. Symptoms of pneumonia often start during or after an upper