This section aims to publish studies looking at infection prevention and control in the healthcare setting and includes disinfection, sterilization, and antisepsis, alongside hand hygiene, surveillance and other interventions.
Activity of daily living upon admission is an independent predictor of in-hospital mortality in older patients with community-acquired pneumonia
Older patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) are at high risk for short-term mortality. Activity of daily living (ADL) is associated with clinical outcomes in older patients. We aimed to...
Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2021 21:314