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Predictors for Mortality in Patient with Sepsis Syndrome

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for mortality in a patient with sepsis based on the study of Sprung et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

A40, A41, A49.9

Description:

Sprung et al identified a number of factors associated with mortality in a patient with the sepsis syndrome. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management or a novel therapy. The authors are from the Veterans Administration Systemic Sepsis Cooperative Study Group.

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