Predictors and outcome of invasive mechanical ventilation in hospitalized patients with sepsis: data from National Inpatient Sample

@inproceedings{Dhital2018PredictorsAO,
  title={Predictors and outcome of invasive mechanical ventilation in hospitalized patients with sepsis: data from National Inpatient Sample},
  author={Rashmi Dhital and Sijan Basnet and Dilli Ram Poudel},
  booktitle={Journal of community hospital internal medicine perspectives},
  year={2018}
}
Background: Sepsis is a significant cause of mechanical ventilation in hospitalized patients. Objective: The aim of our study was to recognize the demographic and clinical characteristics associated with an increased need for invasive mechanical ventilation in hospitalized sepsis patients. Methods: We used National Inpatient Sample database from the years 2009-2011 to identify sepsis patients requiring invasive mechanical ventilation. We compared demographic and clinical characteristics of… CONTINUE READING

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