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Bradley, Suzanne F [JAMA] . (2019) Alcohol use disorder and risk of pneumonia: how much Is too much, how long Is enough, and what else Is involved? JAMA Network Open, 2 (6)

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In a large multicenter, retrospective cohort study by Gupta et al, no association of alcohol use disorder (AUD) with pneumonia prognosis was found for short-term mortality in hospitalized adults after adjustment for comorbid illnesses and antimicrobial resistance. Alcohol withdrawal, however, was associated with poorer outcomes. Alcohol use remains a significant public health issue. In the United States alone, 70% of persons aged 18 years or older will have consumed some alcohol during the past year, and approximately 90 000 people will die from an alcohol-related cause.....

Item Type:Evidence resource
Drug Type:Alcohol
Intervention Type:AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:JAMA
Date:5 June 2019
Page Range:e195179
Volume:2
Number:6
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
B Substances > Alcohol
G Health and disease > State of health > Physical health
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > Viral disease
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Patient care management

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