Study finds reduced mortality from severe sepsis in critically ill patients

03/18/2014 | Medscape (free registration)

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that absolute mortality from severe sepsis decreased from 35.0% to 18.4% in 171 intensive care units in Australia and New Zealand from 2000 to 2012. Researchers noted that the improvement may have mainly been a result of changes in ICU practice rather than in the management of sepsis.

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