Short-and long-term mortality due to sepsis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Abstract Severe infections and sepsis are common among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and are associated with increased morbidity and mortality risks. To determine whether RA is an independent risk factor for short-and long-term mortality in patients admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with sepsis. A retrospective age-and sex-matched cohort study, based on data of the SEPSIS-ISR Registry, an ongoing study that collects data on all patients admitted with the diagnosis of sepsis to the ICUs of 7 large hospitals during the …

publication date

  • June 1, 2017