TITLE

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Bacteremia: Risk Factors for Mortality and Influence of Delayed Receipt of Effective Antimicrobial Therapy on Clinical Outcome

AUTHOR(S)
Cheol-In Kang; Sung-Han Kim; Hong-Bin Kim; Sang-Won Park; Young-Ju Choe; Myoung-don Oh; Eui-Chong Kim; Kang-Won Choe
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;9/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p745
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the risk factors for mortality and influence of delayed receipt of antimicrobial therapy on clinical outcome of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia. Inclusion of severe sepsis and pneumonia as risk factors for mortality; Association between delay in starting effective antimicrobial therapy for P. aeruginosa bacteremia and higher mortality.
ACCESSION #
10868971

 

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