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Acute care utilization due to hospitalizations for pediatric lower respiratory tract infections in British Columbia, Canada Santibanez, Pablo; Gooch, Katherine; Vo, Pamela; Lorimer, Michelle; Sandino, Yurik


Background: Pediatric LRTI hospitalizations are a significant burden on patients, families, and healthcare systems. This study determined the burden of pediatric LRTIs on hospital settings in British Columbia and the benefits of prevention strategies as they relate to healthcare resource demand. Methods: LRTI inpatient episodes for patients

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