Polymicrobial sepsis: an analysis of 184 cases using log linear models.

@article{Mackowiak1980PolymicrobialSA,
  title={Polymicrobial sepsis: an analysis of 184 cases using log linear models.},
  author={Philip A. Mackowiak and robert. browne and Paul M. Southern and J. W. Smith},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={1980},
  volume={280 2},
  pages={73-80}
}
Polymicrobial sepsis is a common and frequently fatal clinical condition that has received relatively little attention in published reports. Retrospectively, we reviewed the case records of 184 patients with polymicrobial sepsis seen at three Dallas hospitals between 1972 and 1977. Analysis of clinical data using log linear models enabled us to identify significant positive correlations (p < 0.05) between mortality resulting from polymicrobial sepsis and underlying disease category, failure to… CONTINUE READING