Clinical characteristics and outcome of healthcare associated pneumonia in Turkey


Gunduz C., TAŞBAKAN M. S., SAYINER A., ÇİLLİ A., KILINÇ O., ŞAKAR COŞKUN A.

TUBERKULOZ VE TORAKS-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX, vol.64, no.3, pp.185-190, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/tt.26423
  • Journal Name: TUBERKULOZ VE TORAKS-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.185-190
  • Keywords: Healthcare associated pneumonia, community acquired pneumonia, pneumonia severity index, RISK-FACTORS, RESISTANT PATHOGENS, ANTIBIOTIC-THERAPY, EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Pneumonia in cases with preceding hospitalization, hemodialysis, intravenous therapy, wound care, or chemotherapy within the prior 30 days and residence in nursing homes are defined as healthcare associated pneumonia (HCAP). The aim of this study was to compare the demographic and laboratory data, isolated causative agents and prognosis of patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and HCAP in a large population in Turkey.