Search Tag: in-hospital mortality


2023 12 Sep

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition caused by a dysfunctional response to infection. It is a significant global health issue, with approximately 48.9 million cases and 11 million deaths annually. Sepsis accounts for nearly 30% of all ICU admissions worldwide. Previous studies have reported varying prevalence rates of ICU-treated sepsis, ranging...Read more


2023 13 Jun

Despite advancements in medical care, sepsis remains a significant global health issue and a leading cause of hospital mortality worldwide. Numerous epidemiological studies have been conducted on sepsis, but its epidemiology remains unclear due to its heterogeneous nature.   Sepsis is characterised by an imbalanced immune response to infection....Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 28 Jun

A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that a system used to identify cases of sepsis missed most instances and frequently issued false alarms. Sepsis accounts for nearly 1 million hospitalisations in the US annually and is a major contributor to hospital length of stay, healthcare costs, and in-hospital mortality (up to 15%)....Read more

ICU Management

2018 11 Dec

A group of researchers from France and six other countries assessed the influence of neutropaenia on outcome of critically ill cancer patients by meta-analysis of individual data. Among 7,512 critically ill cancer patients included in this systematic review, neutropaenia was independently associated with poor outcome despite a meaningful survival....Read more

Cardiology Management

2017 01 May

Results of a new Israeli study support the importance of triggers of acute coronary syndromes and the potential for this information to be used for preventive strategies. Although a trigger overall did not predict mortality or readmission, physical exertion was associated with reduced in-hospital mortality and emotional stress with a higher 30-day...Read more