Epidemiology of sepsis in Siriraj Hospital 2007.

  title={Epidemiology of sepsis in Siriraj Hospital 2007.},
  author={Nasikarn Angkasekwinai and Pinyo Rattanaumpawan and Visanu Thamlikitkul},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  volume={92 Suppl 2},
BACKGROUND Sepsis remains a major health burden, and there is limited epidemiological report of sepsis in Thailand. OBJECTIVE To determine the epidemiology, treatments, clinical courses and outcomes of sepsis patients. MATERIAL AND METHOD All sepsis patients in medical wards at Siriraj Hospital were recruited from February 1 to July 31, 2007. The information from patients' medical records were retrieved and analyzed. RESULTS From 3,451 patients, 201 (5.8%) were diagnosed as sepsis, and 38… CONTINUE READING