Sepsis from sinusitis in nasotracheally intubated patients. A diagnostic dilemma.

Abstract

The cause of sepsis in the intensive care unit patient can be a perplexing diagnostic problem. We have recently encountered seven patients who had sepsis associated with sinusitis of the paranasal sinuses. They represented 26 percent of all patients who had nasotracheal intubation for 5 days or more. Sinusitis as a complication of nasotracheal intubation… (More)

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