National analysis of sepsis hospitalizations and factors contributing to sepsis in-hospital mortality in Canada.

@article{Husak2010NationalAO,
  title={National analysis of sepsis hospitalizations and factors contributing to sepsis in-hospital mortality in Canada.},
  author={Liudmila Husak and Annette Marcuzzi and Jeremy Herring and Eugene Wen and Ling Yin and Dragos Daniel Capan and Geta Cernat},
  journal={Healthcare quarterly},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 Spec No},
  pages={35-41}
}
Sepsis is one of the leading causes of in-hospital mortality in Canada. Patient safety is an important component of sepsis prevention and control. The Canadian Institute for Health Information recently released a report that examines a national picture of sepsis hospitalizations and mortality. This article highlights and expands some of the key findings from this report. Specifically, we look here more closely at patients admitted through the emergency departments (ED) in order to determine if… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 28 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS