Incidence, Outcome and Risk Factors for Sepsis--a Two Year Retrospective Study at Surgical Intensive Care Unit of a Teaching Hospital in Pakistan.

@article{Asghar2016IncidenceOA,
  title={Incidence, Outcome and Risk Factors for Sepsis--a Two Year Retrospective Study at Surgical Intensive Care Unit of a Teaching Hospital in Pakistan.},
  author={All Asghar and Madiha Hashmi and Saima Rashid and Fazal Hameed Khan},
  journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC},
  year={2016},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={79-83}
}
BACKGROUND Sepsis is amongst the leading causes of admission to the intensive care units and is associated with a high mortality. However, data from developing countries is scares. Aim of conducting this study was to determine the incidence, outcome and risk factors for sepsis on admission to surgical intensive care unit (SICU) of a teaching hospital in Pakistan. METHODS Two year retrospective observational study included all consecutive adult admissions to the surgical intensive care unit… CONTINUE READING