Winter Respiratory Viruses and Health Care Use: A Population-Based Study in the Northwest United States

Neuzil, Kathleen M.; Maynard, Charles; Griffin, Marie R.; Heagerty, Patrick
July 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;7/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p201
Academic Journal
Studies the quantification of health care use among adults during influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) by cohort of veterans who used Department of Veterans Affairs facilities in Oregon and Washington. Annual rates of cardiopulmonary hospitalizations attributable to RSV; Increase in inpatient and outpatient study event rates during winter virus season.


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