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[Comment] A global accounting of sepsis

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For the past two decades, attention to sepsis has intensified because of growing recognition that it is one of the most common and lethal conditions we face, whether as a patient, provider, hospital, or public health agency. Until now, we have had an incomplete accounting of the global epidemiology of sepsis, with several reports from high-income countries and relatively few from countries of low and middle income (LMICs). In The Lancet, Kristina Rudd and colleagues
  • Rudd KE
  • Johnson SC
  • Agesa KM
  • et al.
Global, regional, and national sepsis incidence and mortality, 1990–2017: analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study.