Epidemiology, antibiotic therapy, and clinical outcomes in health care-associated pneumonia: a UK cohort study

James D Chalmers, Joanne K Taylor, Aran Singanayagam, Gillian B Fleming, Ahsan R Akram, Pallavi Mandal, Gourab Choudhury, Adam T Hill

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    Abstract

    The recently introduced concept of health care-associated pneumonia (HCAP), referring to patients with frequent healthcare contacts and at higher risk of contracting resistant pathogens, is controversial.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)107-13
    Number of pages7
    JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
    Volume53
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 2011

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    Chalmers, J. D., Taylor, J. K., Singanayagam, A., Fleming, G. B., Akram, A. R., Mandal, P., Choudhury, G., & Hill, A. T. (2011). Epidemiology, antibiotic therapy, and clinical outcomes in health care-associated pneumonia: a UK cohort study. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 53(2), 107-13. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/cir274