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Prognostic Model of Yaghoubian et al for Mortality in a Patient with a Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection Based on Serum Lactate and Sodium Levels

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Infectious Diseases
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Yaghoubian et al developed a simple model for predicting the risk of mortality in a patient with a necrotizing soft tissue infection based on admission laboratory values. These can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute.

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