In 2008, only 2% of hospitalization were for sepsis/septicemia, yet they made up 17% of in-hospital deaths.
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Patients hospitalized for sepsis experience poor outcomes
Compared with patients hospitalized with other diagnoses, patients hospitalized for sepsis/septicemia are:
1/2 as likely to be discharged home
2 times more likely to be discharged to other short-term care
3 times more… [ Get More Details ]