The Effect of Malnutrition on Risk and Outcome of Community-acquired Pneumonia
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There are many potential mechanisms by which nutritional deficiencies can predispose to an increased risk and worse outcome for CAP. The elderly population is particularly vulnerable. There is a relative lack of data on the effect of nutrition on risk and outcome of CAP. More research is needed to better delineate the impact of nutrition on risk and outcome of CAP.
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