• Study shows ‘significant disparities' in global fatality rates from sepsis

    6 monthes ago - By Healio

    There has been a downward trend in pediatric severe sepsis and septic shock case-fatality rates between 1981 and 2016, researchers reported in JAMA Pediatrics. However, they found “significant disparities” in cases between developed and developing nations.
    “Globally, there is a decreasing mortality risk in children with severe sepsis and septic shock over time,” Jan Hau Lee, MBBS, MRCPCH, MCI, a senior consultant at the pediatric ICU of the KK Women's and Children's Hospital and an assistant professor at Duke NUS Medical School in Singapore, told Infectious
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