3 Key Factors When Using Hospital Sepsis Discharge Data

By |2022-08-06T03:01:55+00:00August 6th, 2022|Sepsis|

3 Key Factors When Using Hospital Sepsis Discharge Data SUMMARYHospital discharge data is easy to obtain but may be misleading due to:Lack of clinical dataSubject to documentation limitationsVarious identification strategies have been developedConversion from ICD-9 to ICD-10 has expanded sepsis coding options resulting in different incidence rates and patterns.REVIEWChan et al JACEP