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Dutch Pneumonia Study

Dutch Pneumonia Study

Initiatives -
To help decision makers plan treatment, the researchers assessed clinical predictors of mortality from nursing home–acquired pneumonia in patients with dementia. *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.*

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Jenny T. Van der Steen
    Leiden University Medical Center

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort

Marker Paper

van der Steen JT, Ooms ME, van der Wal G, et al. Withholding or starting antibiotic treatment in patients with dementia and pneumonia: prediction of mortality with physicians' judgment of illness severity and with specific prognostic models.Med Decis Making. 2005;25(2):210-221. doi:10.1177/0272989X05275400

PUBMED 15800305

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
415
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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