A Multicentre, Prospective Study to Evaluate Costs of Septic Patients in Brazilian Intensive Care Units

@article{Sogayar2008AMP,
  title={A Multicentre, Prospective Study to Evaluate Costs of Septic Patients in Brazilian Intensive Care Units},
  author={Ana Maria Cristina B Sogayar and Fl{\'a}via Ribeiro Machado and {\'A}lvaro R{\'e}a-Neto and Amselmo Dornas and Cintia Magalh{\~a}es Carvalho Grion and Suzana Margareth Ajeje Lobo and Bernardo Tura and Carla Lika de Oliveira Silva and Ruy Guilherme Rodrigues Cal and Idal Beer and Vilto Michels and Jorge Safi and Marcia J. Kayath and Eliezer Pereira da Silva},
  journal={PharmacoEconomics},
  year={2008},
  volume={26},
  pages={425-434}
}
Sepsis has a high prevalence within intensive care units, with elevated rates of morbidity and mortality, and high costs. Data on sepsis costs are scarce in the literature, and in developing countries such as Brazil these data are largely unavailable. To assess the standard direct costs of sepsis management in Brazilian intensive care units (ICUs) and to disclose factors that could affect those costs. This multicentre observational cohort study was conducted in adult septic patients admitted to… CONTINUE READING
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