IS THE COURSE OF PNEUMONIA THE SAME IN ELDERLY AND OLDER PATIENTS?


Ozmen I., Yildirim E., Ogun H., Yakar H. I. , Torun T., Calisir H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.19, no.4, pp.203-210, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.203-210

Abstract

Introduction: Pneumonia is a major mortality and morbidity reason among elderly. Age limit is commonly accepted as 65 years, but actually age definition varies by country.