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A 73-year-old male asked:

Are there any statistics on the survival rate of 90 year-old patients with hypostatic pneumonia? of course, i appreciate that the outcome depends upon the overall medical condition of each patient.

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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 63 years experience
Geriatric. Pneumonia: This type of pneumonia is common in the elderly and is often terminal but unfortunately I do not have any hard statistics.
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