The epidemiology of sepsis in general surgery patients

  • Moore L
  • McKinley B
  • Turner K
 et al. 
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Abstract

Sepsis is increasing in hospitalized patients. Our purpose is to describe its current epidemiology in a general surgery (GS) intensive care unit (ICU) where patients are routinely screened and aggressively treated for sepsis by an established protocol.

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  • Epidemiology
  • Sepsis
  • Surgery
  • Surgical sepsis

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Authors

  • Laura J. Moore

  • Bruce A. McKinley

  • Krista L. Turner

  • S. Rob Todd

  • Joseph F. Sucher

  • Alicia Valdivia

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