Clinical and economic outcomes of Staphylococcus aureus septicemia in ESRD patients receiving hemodialysis.

@article{Nissenson2005ClinicalAE,
  title={Clinical and economic outcomes of Staphylococcus aureus septicemia in ESRD patients receiving hemodialysis.},
  author={Allen R. Nissenson and Michelle L Dylan and Robert I Griffiths and Hsing-Ting Yu and Bonnie B. Dean and Mark D Danese and Robert W. Dubois},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={
          301-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Serious infections are a common problem in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The purpose of this study is to identify clinical and economic consequences of hospitalizations for septicemia caused by Staphylococcus aureus in hemodialysis patients with ESRD. METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of data obtained from the US Renal Data System to determine lengths of stay and Medicare paid costs for index hospitalizations and episodes of care for patients with ESRD… CONTINUE READING

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