Antidepressant use not linked to pneumonia
Study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality finds use of antidepressants by elderly patients does not increase the risk of hospitalization for pneumonia or aspiration pneumonia, according to a report published May 22; a prior study had suggested a link between the two. The study was conducted through the agency's DEcIDE (Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions about Effectiveness) network
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