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Aspiration pneumonia: dental and oral risk factors in an older veteran population.

Authors
  • Terpenning, M S1
  • Taylor, G W
  • Lopatin, D E
  • Kerr, C K
  • Dominguez, B L
  • Loesche, W J
  • 1 Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor 48105, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Publication Date
May 2001
Volume
49
Issue
5
Pages
557–563
Identifiers
PMID: 11380747
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study supports the significance of oral and dental factors while controlling for established medical risk factors in aspiration pneumonia incidence.

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