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Community-acquired pneumonia in the central desert and north-western tropics of Australia

Remond, M.G.W; Ralph, Anna; Brady, S.J; Martin, J; Tikoft, E; Maguire, Graeme


Background: Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) results in significant morbidity in central and north-western Australia. However, the nature, management and outcome of CAP are poorly documented. The aim of the study was to describe CAP in the Kimberley and Central Desert regions of Australia. Methods: Prospective and retrospective cohort studies of inpatient management of adults with CAP at Alice Springs Hospital and six Kimberley hospitals were carried out. We documented demographic data,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Internal Medicine Journal
DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2008.01883.x


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