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Resource Utilization of Adults Admitted to a Large Urban Hospital With Community-Acquired Pneumonia Caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae: Data Collection

Posted in January 7th, 2015
Published in Pulmonary Function

Patients were excluded if their total hospitalization was < 2 days, if they had impaired immune function (ie, AIDS, HIV, leukocyte count < 1,000/^L), known or suspected tuberculosis, known or suspected Pneumocystis ji-roveci, or concomitant pneumonia or other infection at baseline caused by viruses, fungi, or other bacteria except intracellular pathogens (Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, […]

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Resource Utilization of Adults Admitted to a Large Urban Hospital With Community-Acquired Pneumonia Caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae: Study Design

Posted in January 6th, 2015
Published in Pulmonary Function

All can result in increased hospital length of stay, thereby significantly escalating costs. However, few cost-of-illness studies have attempted to evaluate the economic impact of penicillin susceptibility in patients with CAP caused by S pneumoniae. The primary objective of this study was to determine resource utilization and costs associated with the in-hospital treatment of CAP […]

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Resource Utilization of Adults Admitted to a Large Urban Hospital With Community-Acquired Pneumonia Caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae

Posted in January 5th, 2015
Published in Pulmonary Function

Pneumonia is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the number-one cause of death from an infectious disease. The subset of patients who acquire pneumonia while not residing in a hospital or long-term care facility for at least 2 weeks before the onset of symptoms are defined as having community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). […]

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