In a presentation at the Critical Care Congress, Dr. Gagan Kumar (Medicine-Pulmonary and Critical Care) reported that the incidence of severe sepsis was nearly five times lower and the risk of death from severe sepsis was 43% lower during pregnancy, compared with nonpregnant women, in a large retrospective study on data on more than 47 million pregnancy-related discharges. The Critical Care Congress is sponsored by the Society for Critical Care Medicine.
Family Practice News, February 13, 2014
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