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Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia

Healthcare-associated pneumonia Also known as: Nursing home pneumonia Related conditions: Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), hospital-acquired pneumonia 1. Description of the problem Healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP) has emerged as a distinct syndrome. Though presenting from the community, its unique epidemiology, microbiology and outcomes attest to the influence of its victims’ ongoing exposure to the healthcare system. The 2005…

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