Community-acquired bacteremia at a teaching versus a nonteaching hospital: impact of acute severity of illness on 30-day mortality.

@article{Mylotte2001CommunityacquiredBA,
  title={Community-acquired bacteremia at a teaching versus a nonteaching hospital: impact of acute severity of illness on 30-day mortality.},
  author={Joseph M. Mylotte and L A Kahler and C J McCann},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2001},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={13-9}
}
BACKGROUND Few studies have focused recently on the epidemiology of community-acquired bacteremia (CAB) and there have been few comparisons of CAB in teaching versus nonteaching hospitals. OBJECTIVES To compare the clinical characteristics, acute severity of illness, and 30-day mortality of patients with CAB admitted to a teaching and a nonteaching hospital and to define predictors of 30-day mortality among patients with CAB that would be identifiable at the time of admission to the hospital… CONTINUE READING