infection severity

infection severity

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as the severity of infection and associated symptoms. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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The most important determinants regarding prolong hospitalization are indicators of infection severity such as an extension of OMI and the need for an extraoral incision to drain the infection.
This context gives rise to the interest in deepening the NOC outcome: Infection Severity (0703) (7), which contains 27 indicators ranging from severe to none, from which eight indicators were selected based on the literature, being the main indicators used to assess patients with respiratory problems.
88 between the disease severity (DS%) and YRSI, which shows that the index can be suitable and effective to estimate the infection severity for a wheat plant.
Cohort of patients with bacterial infections For evaluation, patients with superficial or deep wounds were selected according to infection severity.
The two study groups were matched first on the basis of DFU location--toe, forefoot, midfoot, or rear foot--and then further propensity matched based on demographics, comorbid conditions, the presence of neuropathy, ulcer status by Wagner classification, infection severity, revascularization procedures, and other variables.
2007), the clams deployed in Massachusetts were lost to ice during the first winter, and the data from New Jersey and Virginia did not support a south-to-north latitudinal gradient of increasing infection severity, suggesting an independent environmental variable.
Jonathan Allen and Tom Slezak from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, America, have revealed that most of the genetic markers of influenza infection severity, which have been identified from past outbreaks, were not found in samples of the current swine-flu strain.
3%) had an infection severity score of >/=3 (signifying 'severe disease') while the remaining 7 had non-severe disease.
Although no information exists about their role in infection with HMPV, increased levels of common allergens within households had no effect on RSV infection severity in the United States (9).
Treatments last 10 minutes and are administered two to three times a day over a 2- to 3-week period, depending on infection severity.
solani infection severity, the sample size for field evaluation was limited to 50 recombinant inbred lines plus the parents.
Thus, a small, but consistent, effect suggests that WNV infection severity affects mental status.

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