Does Initial Temperature in the Emergency Department Predict Outcomes in Patients Admitted for Sepsis?

@article{Khodorkovsky2018DoesIT,
  title={Does Initial Temperature in the Emergency Department Predict Outcomes in Patients Admitted for Sepsis?},
  author={Boris Khodorkovsky and Elias Youssef and Frosso Adamakos and Tiffany Cina and Amanda Falco and Lauren LaMura and Anthony Marion and Samuel Nathan and Barry J. Hahn},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Sepsis is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in hospitalized patients. Prompt recognition and early treatment has been shown to improve mortality. Both low and high temperature are among the four elements of systemic inflammatory response required for the diagnosis of sepsis. We hypothesized that initial temperature has an effect on the… CONTINUE READING