Pneumonia in the long-term resident

Namirah Jamshed, Christian Woods, Sanjay Desai, Shawkat Dhanani, George Taler

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Abstract

Pneumonia in the long-term resident is common. It is associated with high morbidity and mortality. However, diagnosis and management of pneumonia in long-term care residents is challenging. This article provides an overview of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges, and management recommendations for pneumonia in this setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-133
Number of pages17
JournalClinics in Geriatric Medicine
Volume27
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2011

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Keywords

  • Aspiration
  • Long-term care
  • Nursing home
  • Pneumonia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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Pneumonia in the long-term resident. / Jamshed, Namirah; Woods, Christian; Desai, Sanjay; Dhanani, Shawkat; Taler, George.

In: Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, Vol. 27, No. 2, 01.05.2011, p. 117-133.

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Jamshed, N, Woods, C, Desai, S, Dhanani, S & Taler, G 2011, 'Pneumonia in the long-term resident', Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 117-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cger.2011.01.008
Jamshed, Namirah ; Woods, Christian ; Desai, Sanjay ; Dhanani, Shawkat ; Taler, George. / Pneumonia in the long-term resident. In: Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 2011 ; Vol. 27, No. 2. pp. 117-133.
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