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Prognosis of Sepsis

Life Expectancy and Survival Rates

Survival rate for Sepsis: 29.01% of cases of sepsis resulted in death in the US 2000-2002 (Patient Safety in American Hospitals, Health Grades 2004) ...see also deaths and Sepsis


Complications of Sepsis may include:

See also complications of Sepsis.

Death Statistics for Sepsis

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Sepsis:

  • 5,040 deaths from sepsis were attributable to the patient safety incident in the US 2000-2002 (Patient Safety in American Hospitals, Health Grades 2004)
  • bacterial sepsis of newborn caused 2.5% of deaths less than 1 year old in USA 1999 [NVSR 2001]
  • bacterial sepsis of newborn caused 3.5% of deaths for neonates in USA 1999 [NVSR 2001] [CDC NVSR 2001]
  • more death statistics...»

Sepsis: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Sepsis usually refers to the likely outcome of Sepsis. The prognosis of Sepsis may include the duration of Sepsis, chances of complications of Sepsis, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Sepsis, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Sepsis. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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