Hepatic dysfunction increases length of stay and risk of death after injury.

@article{Harbrecht2002HepaticDI,
  title={Hepatic dysfunction increases length of stay and risk of death after injury.},
  author={Brian G. Harbrecht and Mazen S. Zenati and Howard R. Doyle and John M McMichael and Ricard N. Townsend and Keith D. Clancy and Andrew B. Peitzman},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2002},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={517-23}
}
BACKGROUND The relative importance of dysfunction or failure of different organ systems to recovery from critical illness is unclear. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the contribution of hepatic dysfunction to outcome after injury. METHODS We retrospectively evaluated patients admitted to our trauma center from 1994 to 1998 for the development of… CONTINUE READING