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The burden of infection in severely injured trauma patients and the relationship with admission shock severity.

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BACKGROUND: Infection following severe injury is common and has a major impact on patient outcomes. The relationship between patient, injury, and physiologic characteristics with subsequent infections is not clearly defined. The objective of this study was to characterize the drivers and burden of all-cause infection in critical care trauma patients. METHODS: A prospective cohort study of severely injured adult patients admitted to critical care was conducted. Data were collected prospectivel...

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Publisher copy:
10.1097/ta.0b013e31829fdbd7
Journal:
journal of trauma and acute care surgery More from this journal
Volume:
76
Issue:
3
Pages:
730-735
Publication date:
2014-03-01
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EISSN:
2163-0763
ISSN:
2163-0755
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:447896
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uuid:06c40bc1-e586-4309-aca6-61db3fe3611a
Local pid:
pubs:447896
Source identifiers:
447896
Deposit date:
2014-02-13

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