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Diagnostic utility of appetite loss in addition to existing prediction models for community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly: a prospective diagnostic study in acute care hospitals in Japan

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  • Toshihiko Takada Department of General Medicine, Shirakawa Satellite for Teaching and Research (STAR), Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, JapanDepartment of Healthcare Epidemiology, School of Public Health in the Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Yosuke Yamamoto Department of Healthcare Epidemiology, School of Public Health in the Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kazuhiko Terada Department of General Medicine, Kimitsu Chuo Hospital, Kisarazu, Japan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mitsuyasu Ohta Department of Internal Medicine, Ashigarakami Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wakako Mikami Department of Radiology, Keiyu Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Hajime Yokota Department of Radiology, Chiba University Hospital, Chiba, Japan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michio Hayashi Department of General Medicine, Shirakawa Satellite for Teaching and Research (STAR), Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jun Miyashita Department of General Medicine, Shirakawa Satellite for Teaching and Research (STAR), Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, JapanDepartment of Healthcare Epidemiology, School of Public Health in the Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Teruhisa Azuma Department of General Medicine, Shirakawa Satellite for Teaching and Research (STAR), Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Shingo Fukuma Department of General Medicine, Shirakawa Satellite for Teaching and Research (STAR), Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, JapanDepartment of Healthcare Epidemiology, School of Public Health in the Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Shunichi Fukuhara Department of General Medicine, Shirakawa Satellite for Teaching and Research (STAR), Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, JapanDepartment of Healthcare Epidemiology, School of Public Health in the Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Toshihiko Takada; ttakada{at}water.ocn.ne.jp
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Takada T, Yamamoto Y, Terada K, et al
Diagnostic utility of appetite loss in addition to existing prediction models for community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly: a prospective diagnostic study in acute care hospitals in Japan

Publication history

  • Received 14 August 2017
  • Revised 26 September 2017
  • Accepted 11 October 2017
  • Published in print 1 November 2017.
  • Published online 8 November 2017.

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