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Sepsis accounts for nearly 1/2 of ICU expenditures

Infection and related sepsis/septicemia account for 40% of all ICU expenditures.

Vincent, Jean-Louis, Jordi Rello, John Marshall, Eliezer Silva, Antonio Anzueto, Claude D. Martin, Rui Moreno, Jeffrey Lipman, Charles Gomersall, Yasser Sakr, Konrad Reinhart. International Study of the Prevalence and Outcomes of Infection in Intensive Care Units. JAMA. 2009; 302(21). http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=184963

Reference

Title
International Study of the Prevalence and Outcomes of Infection in Intensive Care Units
Publication
JAMA
Publication Date
2009
Authors
Vincent, Jean-Louis, Jordi Rello, John Marshall, Eliezer Silva, Antonio Anzueto, Claude D. Martin, Rui Moreno, Jeffrey Lipman, Charles Gomersall, Yasser Sakr, Konrad Reinhart
Volume & Issue
Volume 302, Issue 21
Pages
2323-9
URL
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