Infections increase death risk by 35 percent for ICU patients, study finds

Elderly patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) are about 35 percent more likely to die within five years of leaving the hospital if they develop an infection during their stay, a new study finds. Preventing two of the most common health care-acquired infections – sepsis caused by c…
Infections increase death risk by 35 percent for ICU patients, study finds

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