Pneumonia

Factors Influencing Vaccination Rates Among the Elderly

Factors Influencing Vaccination Rates Among the Elderly

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A healthcare provider's recommendation is the strongest factor in influencing an elderly person's decision to become vaccinated.

Benzodiazepine Use Increases Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer Disease

Benzodiazepine Use Increases Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer Disease

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Patients with Alzheimer disease who were receiving benzodiazepines had a risk for pneumonia 30% greater than that of matched control patients.

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