Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and community acquired pneumonia: Additional studies are required

Published: 8 January 2018
Author(s): Javier de Miguel-Díez, Ana López-de-Andrés, Valentín Hernández-Barrera, Isabel Jiménez-Trujillo, Manuel Méndez-Bailón, José María de Miguel-Yanes, Rodrigo Jiménez-García
Issue: January 2018
Section: Letter to the Editor

We have read the letter written by Santos et al. [1], in response to the manuscript previously published by us about the impact of COPD on outcomes in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) [2], and we would like to make some considerations about it.