Individual Study / Mehr_Jama_2001

Missouri Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Study

Missouri Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Study

Initiatives -
To identify patient characteristics predictive of 30-day mortality in nursing home residents with an LRI. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
1995
End Year
1998

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. David Mehr
    University of Missouri

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort
Follow Up
Over 90 days

Marker Paper

Mehr DR, Binder EF, Kruse RL, et al. Predicting mortality in nursing home residents with lower respiratory tract infection: The Missouri LRI Study.JAMA. 2001;286(19):2427-36. doi:10.1001/jama.286.19.2427

PUBMED 11712938

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,044
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Nursing homes in central Missouri and the St Louis.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other