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Use of sepsis 6 raises some interesting questions
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    Towards a valid proxy measure for sepsis associated mortality
    • Meghan L Bateson, Lecturer - University of the West of Scotland
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      • Nikolas Rae, Andrea Patton, Charis Marwick, Peter Davey, Dilip Nathwani, Kevin D Rooney

    Wright and colleagues1 discuss some interesting issues around blood cultures and sepsis outcome measurement. We agree that evaluating and tracking sepsis associated mortality over time is important. It would facilitate assessment of the impact of changes in practice, both intended effects of sepsis improvement interventions and unintended consequences of other initiatives, e.g. restrictive antibiotic policies, as well a...

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