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Mortality from infective endocarditis: clinical predictors of outcome.

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OBJECTIVE: To identify clinical markers available within the first 48 hours of admission that are associated with poor outcome in infective endocarditis. DESIGNS: Retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Teaching hospital. PATIENTS: 208 of 220 patients with infective endocarditis. METHODS: Consecutive patients with infective endocarditis presenting between 1981 and 1999 to a tertiary centre were studied. Clinical, echocardiographic, and haematological data recorded within 48 hours of admission we...

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10.1136/heart.88.1.53

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Wallace, SM More by this author
Walton, BI More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine
Wilson, AP More by this author
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Journal:
Heart (British Cardiac Society)
Volume:
88
Issue:
1
Pages:
53-60
Publication date:
2002-07-05
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EISSN:
1468-201X
ISSN:
1355-6037
URN:
uuid:647eb9ee-d8b2-4b8a-8867-dd2a176efb81
Source identifiers:
105143
Local pid:
pubs:105143

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