Volume 51, Number 5 May 2022
A recent Singapore study aimed to describe the incidence, risk factors and impact on mortality of CVEs in these patients. It found that patients with sepsis had significantly more CVEs compared to those without. Factors associated with an increased risk of CVEs included age, ethnicity and comorbidity of ischaemic heart disease
Awareness of the association between sepsis and CVEs allows earlier recognition of CVEs and initiation of therapies to improve the outcomes of patients.
Prevalence, risk factors and parental perceptions of gastroesophageal reflux disease in Asian infants...
Prevalence and correlates of psychological distress and coronavirus anxiety among hospital essential services...
Comparison of planned-start, early-start and deferred-start strategies for peritoneal dialysis initiation in end-stage...
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