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Improving outcomes from sepsis during rapid response team review

      Sepsis is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in hospitalised patients worldwide. Although there have been several Australian studies on the epidemiology of sepsis in the emergency department
      • Peake S.L.
      • Bailey M.
      • Bellomo R.
      • Cameron P.A.
      • Cross A.
      • Delaney A.
      • et al.
      Australasian resuscitation of sepsis evaluation (ARISE): a multi-centre, prospective, inception cohort study.
      and in the intensive care unit (ICU),
      • Finfer S.
      • Bellomo R.
      • Lipman J.
      • French C.
      • Dobb G.
      • Myburgh J.
      Adult-population incidence of severe sepsis in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units.
      studies of sepsis occurring on hospital wards are less common.
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