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Long-term survival and healthcare utilization outcomes attributable to sepsis and pneumonia

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, November 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (81st percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (81st percentile)

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Title
Long-term survival and healthcare utilization outcomes attributable to sepsis and pneumonia
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, November 2012
DOI 10.1186/1472-6963-12-432
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Authors

Andrew Dick, Hangsheng Liu, Jack Zwanziger, Eli Perencevich, E Yoko Furuya, Elaine Larson, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, Patricia W Stone

Abstract

Hospital associated infections are major problems, which are increasing in incidence and very costly. However, most research has focused only on measuring consequences associated with the initial hospitalization. We explored the long-term consequences of infections in elderly Medicare patients admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) and discharged alive, focusing on: sepsis, pneumonia, central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI), and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP); the relationships between the infections and long-term survival and resource utilization; and how resource utilization was related to impending death during the follow up period.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 1%
United States 1 1%
Unknown 83 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 13 15%
Other 8 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 9%
Student > Bachelor 7 8%
Other 26 31%
Unknown 15 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 28 33%
Nursing and Health Professions 21 25%
Social Sciences 5 6%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 4 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 2%
Other 9 11%
Unknown 16 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 08 February 2019.
All research outputs
#4,295,002
of 21,355,489 outputs
Outputs from BMC Health Services Research
#2,063
of 7,098 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#52,629
of 290,331 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Health Services Research
#72
of 381 outputs
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