TITLE

Does gastric acid suppression increase the risk of community-acquired pneumonia?

AUTHOR(S)
Detsky, Michael E.; Juurlink, David N.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 3, p331
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a study on the link between gastric acid suppression therapy and community-acquired pneumonia in the Netherlands. Main drug classes used to inhibit gastric acid secretion; Method used in the study; Causal factors associated with pneumonia.
ACCESSION #
15784069

 

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