Peculiarities of Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in elderly patients seen in the department of infectious disease at the Befelatanana University Hospital Antananarivo Madagascar.
Tags : community-acquiredpneumonia(cap), elderlyhospitalizedpatients, madagascar. befelatananauniversityhospitalantanan
Category : Original articles
Authors : Harison Michel Tiaray
Introduction: Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) is an acute infection of the pulmonary parenchyma. Its incidence increases in the elderly. The evolution towards the severe form is frequent with a pejorative prognosis.
Objective: to describe the characteristic of CAP in the elderly, to analyze the occurrence of sever[...]