Clinical characteristics and outcome of healthcare associated pneumonia in Turkey


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Gündüz C., Taşbakan S. , SAYINER A. , Çilli A., Kilinc O., Sakar Coskun A., ...More

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/tt.26423
  • Title of Journal : TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • Page Numbers: pp.185-190

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.