One hundred fifty four cases of pneumonia occurring over a 6 month period were analyzed. Population characteristics admission diagnoses, causative pathogens, frequency of associated illnesses, antibiotic usage and mortality were evaluated. Despite population characteristics known to predispose to a poor clinical outcome, the mortlity was low, probably because of rapid institution of a single, appropriate antibiotic.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Johns Hopkins Medical Journal|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1977|
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