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The global burden of sepsis: barriers and potential solutions

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Sepsis is a major contributor to the global burden of disease. The majority of sepsis cases and deaths are estimated to occur in low and middle-income countries. Barriers to reducing the global burden of sepsis include difficulty quantifying attributable morbidity and mortality, low awareness, poverty and health inequity, and under-resourced and low-resilience public health and acute health care delivery systems. Important differences in the populations at risk, infecting pathogens, and clini...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13054-018-2157-z

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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6695-8401
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7240-5320
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Critical Care More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
232
Publication date:
2018-09-23
Acceptance date:
2018-08-10
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EISSN:
1466-609X
ISSN:
1364-8535
Pmid:
30243300
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:923926
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uuid:f7169c00-868d-4eee-9dda-6049b926fde9
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pubs:923926
Source identifiers:
923926
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2019-01-23

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