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Prognostic Discriminant Rule of Garcia-Ordonez et al for an Elderly Patient Hospitalized for Community-Acquired Pneumonia

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Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Garcia-Ordonez et al developed a discriminant rule for predicting mortality in an elderly patient admitted to the hospital with community acquired pneumonia. This can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management and closer monitoring. The authors are from the Complejo Hospitalario Universitario "Carlos Haya" in Malaga, Spain.

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