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BET 4: Prognostic value of B-type natriuretic peptides (BNP and NT-proBNP) in community-acquired pneumonia.
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PMID:  23038723     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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A short cut review was carried out to establish the prognostic value of B-type natriuretic peptides (BNP and NT-proBNP) in community acquired pneumonia (CAP). Three cohort studies were directly relevant to the question. The author, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results and study weaknesses of these papers are tabulated. The clinical bottom line was that B-type natriuretic peptides have prognostic value in CAP but further prospective studies were needed to assess their application in clinical practice.
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine journal : EMJ     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1472-0213     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg Med J     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
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Created Date:  2012-10-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  100963089     Medline TA:  Emerg Med J     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  856-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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