Maternal sepsis mortality and morbidity during hospitalization for delivery: temporal trends and independent associations for severe sepsis.

@article{Bauer2013MaternalSM,
  title={Maternal sepsis mortality and morbidity during hospitalization for delivery: temporal trends and independent associations for severe sepsis.},
  author={Melissa E B Bauer and Brian T. Bateman and Samuel Thomas Bauer and Amy M Shanks and Jill M. Mhyre},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2013},
  volume={117 4},
  pages={944-50}
}
BACKGROUND Sepsis is currently the leading cause of direct maternal death in the United Kingdom. In this study, we aimed to determine frequency, temporal trends, and independent associations for severe sepsis during hospitalization for delivery in the United States. METHODS Data were obtained from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample for the years 1998 through 2008. The presence of severe sepsis was identified by the appropriate International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical… CONTINUE READING

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