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Prediction Rule of Kim at al for Red Blood Cell Distribution Width (RDW) and 90-Day Mortality in a Patient with Septic Shock

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Infectious Diseases

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Kim et al used the admission red blood cell distribution width (RDW) and its change over 72 hours to predict mortality in a patient with septic shock. The RDW can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.

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