Enhancing Recovery From Sepsis: A Review

  title={Enhancing Recovery From Sepsis: A Review},
  author={H. Prescott and D. Angus},
  • H. Prescott, D. Angus
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • Importance Survival from sepsis has improved in recent years, resulting in an increasing number of patients who have survived sepsis treatment. [...] Key Result Compared with patients hospitalized for other diagnoses, those who survive sepsis (11.9%) are at increased risk of recurrent infection than matched patients (8.0%) matched patients (P < .001), acute renal failure (3.3% vs 1.2%, P < .001), and new cardiovascular events (adjusted hazard ratio [HR] range, 1.1-1.4). Reasons for deterioration of health after…Expand Abstract
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