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Association of the Quick Sequential (Sepsis-Related) Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) score with excess hospital mortality in adults with suspected infection in low- and middle-income countries

Abstract:

Importance The quick Sequential (Sepsis-Related) Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) score has not been well-evaluated in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Objective To assess the association of qSOFA with excess hospital death among patients with suspected infection in LMICs and to compare qSOFA with the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria.

Design, Settings, and Participants Retrospective second...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher copy:
10.1001/jama.2018.6229

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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
107367/Z/15/Z
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Name:
National Science Foundation
Grant:
RG/2016/ HS/02
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Name:
National Institute of Health
Grant:
K12HD043451
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Name:
Network for Improving Critical Care Systems and Training
Publisher:
American Medical Association
Journal:
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Volume:
319
Issue:
21
Pages:
2202-2211
Publication date:
2018-05-20
Acceptance date:
2018-04-23
DOI:
EISSN:
1538-3598
ISSN:
0098-7484
Pmid:
29800114
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:854387
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uuid:0d54cdf2-743f-4fc5-8d27-c1d5829e3650
Local pid:
pubs:854387
Source identifiers:
854387
Deposit date:
2018-06-02

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