Characteristics of the prehospital phase of adult emergency department patients with an infection: A prospective pilot study.

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Summary of "Characteristics of the prehospital phase of adult emergency department patients with an infection: A prospective pilot study."

Research on serious infections/sepsis has focused on the hospital environment, while potentially the most delay, and therefore possibly the best opportunity to improve quality of care, lies in the prehospital setting. In this study we investigated the prehospital phase of adult emergency department (ED) patients with an infection.


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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0212181


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