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Pneumonia-Adult

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by Badash M

(Community-Acquired Pneumonia; CAP; Bronchopneumonia)

 

Risk Factors

Pneumonia is more common in older adults. Other factors that may increase your chance of developing pneumonia include:
 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.familydoctor.org

American Lung Association
http://www.lung.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

The College of Family Physicians of Canada
http://www.cfpc.ca

The Lung Association
http://www.lung.ca

 

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