Characterizing Inpatient Severe Sepsis Mortality | News Brief

Data from general acute care hospitals in California suggest that patient demographics and health status appear to be the most important predictors of in-hospital mortality in patients with severe sepsis. In the analysis, mortality was shown to increase with age and was associated with:

Caucasian race.
Medicaid and private insurance.
Hospital volume.

Abstract: Critical Care Medicine, November 2012.



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