Chapman C, Morgan P, Cadilhac, DA, Purvis T, Andrew NE. Risk factors for the development of chest infections in acute stroke: A Systematic Review. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 2018, Sept 25(6):445-458 doi: 10.1080/10749357.2018.1481567


Chest infections occur in approximately one-third of patients following acute stroke, and are associated with poor outcomes. Limitations in previous reviews restricted the accuracy of results.