PNEUMONIA: THE URGENT PROBLEM OF 21-st CENTURY MEDICINE

The paper analyzes systematic reviews and meta-analyses of the strategic issues of pneumonia which have been published for the past 3 years. It discusses the prevalence and mortality rates of acquired pneumonia, hospital-acquired (nosocomial) pneumonia, healthcare-associated pneumonia, ventilator-associated pneumonia, and Mycoplasma pneumonia, and the specific features of their etiology, diagnosis, and treatment. A large number of investigations emphasize the relevance of this problem in current clinical practice.

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Автор(ы): А. G. Chuchalin