Introduction to the Epidemiologic Considerations, Analytic Methods, and Foundational Results From the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health Study

June 3, 2017 at 1:40 pm

Clinical Infectious Diseases June 15, 2017 V.64 Suppl.3

Katherine L. O’Brien  Henry C. Baggett  W. Abdullah Brooks  Daniel R. Feikin Laura L. Hammitt  Stephen R. C. Howie  Maria Deloria Knoll  Karen L. Kotloff  Orin S. Levine Shabir A. Madhi

Over the last 20–30 years, enormous reductions have occurred in the absolute and relative burden of pneumonia mortality in young children around the world. Only 20 years ago, when the population of young children was approximately 625 million, approximately 1.7 million young children died from pneumonia before their 5th birthday (Figure 1) [1–4]. Mortality from pneumonia among children aged <5 years fell to 921 000 in 2015, whereas the population of young children rose to >670 million [1, 2, 5]. This remarkable improvement in child survival and health has resulted from advances in social conditions and economic development [6] but has also been influenced by at least 4 pivotal innovations …

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Entry filed under: Antimicrobianos, Bacteriemias, Epidemiología, Infecciones respiratorias, Infecciones virales, Inmunizaciones, Metodos diagnosticos, Resistencia bacteriana, Update.

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