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Nosocomial Infection Risk Based on TISS & ICU Length of Stay

Purpose:

To use the TISS and length of stay to predict the risk of nosocomial infection in a patient in the ICU.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

Y95

Description:

Bueno-Cavanillas et al evaluated the use of severity indices to predict nosocomial infection in patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). The study was done at the University of Granada Hospital in Spain.

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