[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
May 10, 2006

Hospitalization Trends for Pneumonia Among Older Persons

Author Affiliations

Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub, MD, Senior Editor.

JAMA. 2006;295(18):2137-2138. doi:10.1001/jama.295.18.2137-c

To the Editor: In their study of US trends in hospitalization for pneumonia, Dr Fry and colleagues1 report increasing rates among persons aged 64 to 84 years that they attribute to the increasing prevalence of comorbidities, suggesting that strategies to reduce preventable comorbid conditions and improve vaccination efforts will help prevent hospitalizations for pneumonia.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview