Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Bloodstream Infections Tied to Excess Mortality in ICU

Last week, Nursingcenter.com featured a study conducted in Europe from the December edition of The Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal that found bloodstream infections are tied to excess mortality in ICU patients. This study is similar to one that was led by INQRI alumnae Dr. David Thompson and Dr. Jill Marsteller of Johns Hopkins University.

Click here to access the article from nursingcenter.com.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Thompson's and Dr. Marsteller's INQRI project, "Linking Blood Stream Infection Rates to Intensive Care."

Previous INQRI blog posts on this topic include:  

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