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ICU Management

Does Higher ICU Volume Lead to Lower Mortality?

2015 02 Feb

Large multi-speciality intensive care units (ICUs) are emerging in response to increasing demand for critical care. Consolidation of resources through regionalisation of services aims to contain costs and optimise demand management and operational synergies. Higher patient volumes in ICU have been associated with improved outcomes. Limited evidence... Read more

ICU Management

Sepsis Mortality Better at High-Volume Centres

2014 15 Sep

According to a research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, there is a clear relationship between hospitals that treat the most cases of severe sepsis and lower rates of inpatient deaths among those patients. Sepsis is one of the most time-sensitive and hard-to-detect illnesses in medicine. Patients are more likely... Read more

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