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National analysis of sepsis hospitalizations and factors contributing to sepsis in-hospital mortality in Canada.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20959728     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sepsis is one of the leading causes of in-hospital mortality in Canada. Patient safety is an important component of sepsis prevention and control. The Canadian Institute for Health Information recently released a report that examines a national picture of sepsis hospitalizations and mortality. This article highlights and expands some of the key findings from this report. Specifically, we look here more closely at patients admitted through the emergency departments (ED) in order to determine if earlier recognition of sepsis in the ED would lead to improved patient outcomes.
Liudmila Husak; Annette Marcuzzi; Jeremy Herring; Eugene Wen; Ling Yin; Dragos Daniel Capan; Geta Cernat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Healthcare quarterly (Toronto, Ont.)     Volume:  13 Spec No     ISSN:  1710-2774     ISO Abbreviation:  Healthc Q     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-20     Completed Date:  2011-02-04     Revised Date:  2014-08-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101208192     Medline TA:  Healthc Q     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-41     Citation Subset:  H    
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MeSH Terms
Canada / epidemiology
Hospital Mortality*
Hospitalization* / statistics & numerical data
Sepsis / mortality*

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