Predictors of pneumonia in acute stroke in patients in an emergency unit

Objective To evaluate the risk factors and comorbid conditions associated with the development of pneumonia in patients with acute stroke. To determine the independent predictors of pneumonia. Method Retrospective study from July to December 2011. We reviewed all medical charts with diagnosis of str...

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Main Authors: Sara R. M. Almeida, Mariana M. Bahia, Fabrício O. Lima, Ilma A. Paschoal, Tânia A. M. O. Cardoso, Li Min Li
Format: Article
Published: Academia Brasileira de Neurologia (ABNEURO) 2015-05-01
Series:Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria
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