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Sepsis recognition tools in acute ambulatory care: associations with process of care and clinical outcomes in a service evaluation of an Emergency Multidisciplinary Unit in Oxfordshire

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To assess the performance of currently available sepsis recognition tools in patients referred to a community-based acute ambulatory care unit.Service evaluation of consecutive patients over a 4-month period.Community-based acute ambulatory care unit.Observations, blood results and outcome data were analysed from patients with a suspected infection. Clinical features at first assessment were used to populate sepsis recognition tools including: systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) cr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020497

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM; RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Pendlebury, S
Grant:
AC14/035
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Funding agency for:
Lasserson, D
Grant:
AC14/035
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
4
Article number:
e020497
Publication date:
2018-04-09
Acceptance date:
2018-03-09
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ISSN:
2044-6055
Pmid:
29632083
Source identifiers:
842240
Language:
English
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pubs:842240
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uuid:65749c94-5f5b-40ca-af82-77772bc5e00a
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pubs:842240
Deposit date:
2018-04-20

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