Sepsis incidence and outcome: contrasting the intensive care unit with the hospital ward.

@article{Esteban2007SepsisIA,
  title={Sepsis incidence and outcome: contrasting the intensive care unit with the hospital ward.},
  author={Andr{\'e}s Esteban and Fernando Frutos-Vivar and Niall D Ferguson and {\'O}scar Pe{\~n}uelas and J. A. Lorente and Federico Gordo and Teresa Honrubia and Alejandro Algora and Alejandra Isabel Orellana Bustos and Gema Carmona Garcia and Inmaculada Rodr{\'i}guez Diaz-Rega{\~n}{\'o}n and Rafael Ruiz de Luna},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={1284-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the outcome of patients with sepsis according to location on a ward or in an intensive care unit. DESIGN Prospective multicentered observational study. SETTING Three academic hospitals in Madrid, Spain. PATIENTS Consecutive patients with sepsis admitted to participating hospitals from March 1 to June 30, 2003. INTERVENTIONS None. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS During the study period, 15,852 patients >18 yrs of age were admitted. Sepsis was identified in 702… CONTINUE READING
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