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Death from sepsis high in kids


A quarter of children with severe sepsis die in hospital, finds the largest international study to date. The SPROUT study of nearly 7,000 critically ill children across 128 centres and 26 sites including Australia revealed a sepsis prevalence of 8.2%, a figure ‘remarkably similar’  to adult populations, the authors said. “These results suggest that a typical ...

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