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Michael Klompas, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Michael Klompas and Chanu Rhee.
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  1. Coronavirus Disease 2019's Challenges to Infection Control Dogma Regarding Respiratory Virus Transmission. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Aug 24; 75(1):e102-e104.
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    Score: 0.994
  2. Optimizing and Unifying Infection Control Precautions for Respiratory Viral Infections. J Infect Dis. 2022 Aug 24; 226(2):191-194.
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    Score: 0.994
  3. Association of Omicron vs Wild-type SARS-CoV-2 Variants With Hospital-Onset SARS-CoV-2 Infections in a US Regional Hospital System. JAMA. 2022 07 19; 328(3):296-298.
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    Score: 0.987
  4. Association Between Airborne Infection Isolation Room Utilization Rates and Healthcare Worker Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Infections in 2 Academic Hospitals. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 07 06; 74(12):2230-2233.
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    Score: 0.984
  5. Prevention of SARS-CoV-2 and respiratory viral infections in healthcare settings: current and emerging concepts. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2022 08 01; 35(4):353-362.
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    Score: 0.984
  6. Survey of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection control policies at leading US academic hospitals in the context of the initial pandemic surge of the severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) omicron variant. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Jun 16; 1-7.
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    Score: 0.981
  7. Cluster of Burkholderia cepacia Complex Infections Associated with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Water Heater Devices. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Mar 10.
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    Score: 0.963
  8. Elucidating the Spectrum of Disease Severity Encompassed by Sepsis. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 02 01; 5(2):e2147888.
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    Score: 0.956
  9. Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) From Asymptomatic and Presymptomatic Individuals in Healthcare Settings Despite Medical Masks and Eye Protection. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 11 02; 73(9):1693-1695.
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    Score: 0.939
  10. Conducting Sepsis Surveillance by Applying Sepsis-3 Criteria to Electronic Health Record Data: Promises and Potential Pitfalls. Crit Care Med. 2021 11 01; 49(11):1983-1986.
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    Score: 0.939
  11. Reply to Cimolai. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 10 05; 73(7):e1788-e1789.
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    Score: 0.934
  12. Aerosol Generation During Exercise: Implications for Preventing Viral Transmission In and Out of the Exercise Laboratory. Chest. 2021 10; 160(4):1174-1176.
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    Score: 0.934
  13. Absence of long-range severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) transmission from a highly infectious patient with undiagnosed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in a positive-pressure room. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Jan; 43(1):108-109.
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    Score: 0.921
  14. Duration of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Infectivity: When Is It Safe to Discontinue Isolation? Clin Infect Dis. 2021 04 26; 72(8):1467-1474.
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    Score: 0.906
  15. Decline in SARS-CoV-2 Infections Among Health Care Workers at 2 Hospitals Following Rollout and Administration of mRNA Vaccines. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Aug; 8(8):ofab204.
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    Score: 0.906
  16. Has the Medicare Sepsis Performance Measure (SEP-1) Catalyzed Better Outcomes for Patients With Sepsis? Ann Intern Med. 2021 07; 174(7):1010-1011.
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    Score: 0.905
  17. Prospective Clinical Assessments of Hospitalized Patients With Positive SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests for Necessity of Isolation. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Jul; 8(7):ofab194.
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    Score: 0.904
  18. Infectious Diseases Society of America Position Paper: Recommended Revisions to the National Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Early Management Bundle (SEP-1) Sepsis Quality Measure. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 02 16; 72(4):541-552.
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    Score: 0.894
  19. What Is an Aerosol-Generating Procedure? JAMA Surg. 2021 02 01; 156(2):113-114.
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    Score: 0.892
  20. Airborne Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: Theoretical Considerations and Available Evidence. JAMA. 2020 Jul 13.
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    Score: 0.858
  21. Impact of Risk Adjustment Using Clinical vs Administrative Data on Hospital Sepsis Mortality Comparisons. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Jun; 7(6):ofaa213.
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    Score: 0.855
  22. Current Sepsis Mandates Are Overly Prescriptive, and Some Aspects May Be Harmful. Crit Care Med. 2020 06; 48(6):890-893.
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    Score: 0.851
  23. The COVID-19 infection control arms race. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 11; 41(11):1323-1325.
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    Score: 0.847
  24. The Eye-Popping Costs Associated With Sepsis Diagnoses Among Medicare Beneficiaries. Crit Care Med. 2020 03; 48(3):420-422.
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    Score: 0.837
  25. Sepsis trends: increasing incidence and decreasing mortality, or changing denominator? J Thorac Dis. 2020 Feb; 12(Suppl 1):S89-S100.
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    Score: 0.832
  26. Who Owns Sepsis? Ann Intern Med. 2020 02 04; 172(3):210-211.
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    Score: 0.831
  27. Risk Adjustment for Sepsis Mortality to Facilitate Hospital Comparisons Using Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Adult Sepsis Event Criteria and Routine Electronic Clinical Data. Crit Care Explor. 2019 Oct; 1(10):e0049.
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    Score: 0.815
  28. Antibiotic Order-to-Infusion Time for Patients With Septic Shock: A Potential New Quality Metric. Crit Care Med. 2019 10; 47(10):1467-1470.
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    Score: 0.813
  29. The authors reply. Crit Care Med. 2019 08; 47(8):e718.
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    Score: 0.803
  30. Using objective clinical data to track progress on preventing and treating sepsis: CDC's new 'Adult Sepsis Event' surveillance strategy. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 04; 28(4):305-309.
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    Score: 0.758
  31. Missed Opportunities for Better Sepsis Care or Misplaced Blame? Deconstructing Patients' Encounters in the Week Before Sepsis Hospitalizations. Crit Care Med. 2018 04; 46(4):644-645.
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    Score: 0.733
  32. What Is the National Burden of Sepsis in U.S. Emergency Departments? It Depends on the Definition. Crit Care Med. 2017 09; 45(9):1569-1571.
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    Score: 0.704
  33. New Sepsis and Septic Shock Definitions: Clinical Implications and Controversies. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2017 09; 31(3):397-413.
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    Score: 0.696
  34. Sepsis and the theory of relativity: measuring a moving target with a moving measuring stick. Crit Care. 2016 11 21; 20(1):396.
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    Score: 0.667
  35. We Need Better Tools for Sepsis Surveillance. Crit Care Med. 2016 07; 44(7):1441-2.
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    Score: 0.649
  36. The CMS Sepsis Mandate: Right Disease, Wrong Measure. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Oct 04; 165(7):517-518.
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    Score: 0.647
  37. Diagnosing sepsis is subjective and highly variable: a survey of intensivists using case vignettes. Crit Care. 2016 Apr 06; 20:89.
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    Score: 0.638
  38. Objective Sepsis Surveillance Using Electronic Clinical Data. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Feb; 37(2):163-71.
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    Score: 0.620
  39. Regulatory mandates for sepsis care--reasons for caution. N Engl J Med. 2014 May 01; 370(18):1673-6.
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    Score: 0.557
  40. Rapid Control of Hospital-Based Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Omicron Clusters Through Daily Testing and Universal Use of N95 Respirators. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Aug 24; 75(1):e296-e299.
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    Score: 0.248
  41. Ultrashort course antibiotics for suspected pneumonia with preserved oxygenation. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Jul 27.
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    Score: 0.247
  42. Response. Chest. 2022 Jul; 162(1):e64-e65.
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    Score: 0.246
  43. Ralstonia pickettii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa Bloodstream Infections Associated with Contaminated Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Water Heater Devices. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 May 20.
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    Score: 0.244
  44. Prevalence, Clinical Characteristics, and Outcomes of Sepsis Caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Versus Other Pathogens in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19. Crit Care Explor. 2022 May; 4(5):e0703.
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    Score: 0.244
  45. The Risk of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Transmission from Patients With Undiagnosed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to Roommates in a Large Academic Medical Center. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 03 23; 74(6):1097-1100.
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    Score: 0.241
  46. Universal Use of N95 Respirators in Healthcare Settings When Community Coronavirus Disease 2019 Rates Are High. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 02 11; 74(3):529-531.
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    Score: 0.239
  47. Incidence, Characteristics, and Outcomes of Ventilator-associated Events during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2022 01; 19(1):82-89.
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    Score: 0.238
  48. Quantifying the Burden of Viral Sepsis During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic and Beyond. Crit Care Med. 2021 12 01; 49(12):2140-2143.
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    Score: 0.236
  49. Association Between Implementation of the Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Early Management Bundle Performance Measure and Outcomes in Patients With Suspected Sepsis in US Hospitals. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 12 01; 4(12):e2138596.
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    Score: 0.236
  50. Current Insights Into Respiratory Virus Transmission and Potential Implications for Infection Control Programs : A Narrative Review. Ann Intern Med. 2021 12; 174(12):1710-1718.
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    Score: 0.235
  51. Low Risk of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Among Patients Exposed to Infected Healthcare Workers. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 10 05; 73(7):e1878-e1880.
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    Score: 0.234
  52. What Is the Utility of Measuring Lactate Levels in Patients with Sepsis and Septic Shock? Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 10; 42(5):650-661.
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    Score: 0.233
  53. Surveillance for Healthcare-Associated Infections: Hospital-Onset Adult Sepsis Events Versus Current Reportable Conditions. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 09 15; 73(6):1013-1019.
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    Score: 0.233
  54. The authors reply. Crit Care Med. 2021 06 01; 49(6):e657-e658.
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    Score: 0.228
  55. Web Exclusive. Annals On Call - Does the Sepsis Bundle Improve Outcomes? Ann Intern Med. 2021 Jun; 174(6):OC1.
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    Score: 0.228
  56. Prevalence and Clinical Characteristics of Patients With Sepsis Discharge Diagnosis Codes and Short Lengths of Stay in U.S. Hospitals. Crit Care Explor. 2021 Mar; 3(3):e0373.
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    Score: 0.225
  57. A SARS-CoV-2 Cluster in an Acute Care Hospital. Ann Intern Med. 2021 06; 174(6):794-802.
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    Score: 0.223
  58. Does Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Cause Sepsis? Crit Care Med. 2020 12; 48(12):1707-1709.
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    Score: 0.220
  59. Respiratory viral testing and antibacterial treatment in patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 07; 42(7):817-825.
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    Score: 0.220
  60. Incidence of Nosocomial COVID-19 in Patients Hospitalized at a Large US Academic Medical Center. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 09 01; 3(9):e2020498.
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    Score: 0.217
  61. Surveillance Strategies for Tracking Sepsis Incidence and Outcomes. J Infect Dis. 2020 07 21; 222(Suppl 2):S74-S83.
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    Score: 0.215
  62. A Critical Analysis of the Literature on Time-to-Antibiotics in Suspected Sepsis. J Infect Dis. 2020 07 21; 222(Suppl 2):S110-S118.
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    Score: 0.215
  63. Prevalence of Clinical Signs Within Reference Ranges Among Hospitalized Patients Prescribed Antibiotics for Pneumonia. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 07 01; 3(7):e2010700.
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    Score: 0.214
  64. SEP-1 Has Brought Much Needed Attention to Improving Sepsis Care…But Now Is the Time to Improve SEP-1. Crit Care Med. 2020 06; 48(6):779-782.
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    Score: 0.213
  65. COVID-19 infections among HCWs exposed to a patient with a delayed diagnosis of COVID-19. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Sep; 41(9):1075-1076.
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    Score: 0.213
  66. Prevalence of Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens in Culture-Proven Sepsis and Outcomes Associated With Inadequate and Broad-Spectrum Empiric Antibiotic Use. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 04 01; 3(4):e202899.
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    Score: 0.210
  67. Improvements in Sepsis-associated Mortality in Hospitalized Patients with Cancer versus Those without Cancer. A 12-Year Analysis Using Clinical Data. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 04; 17(4):466-473.
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    Score: 0.210
  68. Response. Chest. 2020 01; 157(1):231-232.
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    Score: 0.207
  69. Response. Chest. 2020 01; 157(1):233-234.
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    Score: 0.207
  70. A National Approach to Pediatric Sepsis Surveillance. Pediatrics. 2019 12; 144(6).
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    Score: 0.206
  71. Epidemiology of Hospital-Onset Versus Community-Onset Sepsis in U.S. Hospitals and Association With Mortality: A Retrospective Analysis Using Electronic Clinical Data. Crit Care Med. 2019 09; 47(9):1169-1176.
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    Score: 0.202
  72. Oral vancomycin prophylaxis during systemic antibiotic exposure to prevent Clostridiodes difficile infection relapses. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 06; 40(6):662-667.
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    Score: 0.197
  73. Variation in Identifying Sepsis and Organ Dysfunction Using Administrative Versus Electronic Clinical Data and Impact on Hospital Outcome Comparisons. Crit Care Med. 2019 04; 47(4):493-500.
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    Score: 0.196
  74. Sepsis Surveillance Using Adult Sepsis Events Simplified eSOFA Criteria Versus Sepsis-3 Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Criteria. Crit Care Med. 2019 03; 47(3):307-314.
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    Score: 0.195
  75. Prevalence, Underlying Causes, and Preventability of Sepsis-Associated Mortality in US Acute Care Hospitals. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 02 01; 2(2):e187571.
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    Score: 0.194
  76. Compliance With the National SEP-1 Quality Measure and Association With Sepsis Outcomes: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study. Crit Care Med. 2018 10; 46(10):1585-1591.
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    Score: 0.190
  77. Trends in "usual care" for septic shock. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 09; 39(9):1125-1126.
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    Score: 0.187
  78. Variability in determining sepsis time zero and bundle compliance rates for the centers for medicare and medicaid services SEP-1 measure. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 08; 39(8):994-996.
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    Score: 0.186
  79. Incidence and Trends of Sepsis in US Hospitals Using Clinical vs Claims Data, 2009-2014. JAMA. 2017 10 03; 318(13):1241-1249.
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    Score: 0.177
  80. Estimating Ten-Year Trends in Septic Shock Incidence and Mortality in United States Academic Medical Centers Using Clinical Data. Chest. 2017 02; 151(2):278-285.
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    Score: 0.163
  81. Improving documentation and coding for acute organ dysfunction biases estimates of changing sepsis severity and burden: a retrospective study. Crit Care. 2015 Sep 14; 19:338.
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    Score: 0.154
  82. Lactate Testing in Suspected Sepsis: Trends and Predictors of Failure to Measure Levels. Crit Care Med. 2015 Aug; 43(8):1669-76.
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    Score: 0.152
  83. Epidemiologic Investigation of a Cluster of Neuroinvasive Bacillus cereus Infections in 5 Patients With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 Sep; 2(3):ofv096.
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    Score: 0.151
  84. Comparison of trends in sepsis incidence and coding using administrative claims versus objective clinical data. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jan 01; 60(1):88-95.
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    Score: 0.144
  85. Prevalence and Outcomes of Previously Healthy Adults Among Patients Hospitalized With Community-Onset Sepsis. Chest. 2022 07; 162(1):101-110.
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    Score: 0.060
  86. Epidemiology, Outcomes, and Trends of Patients With Sepsis and Opioid-Related Hospitalizations in U.S. Hospitals. Crit Care Med. 2021 12 01; 49(12):2102-2111.
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    Score: 0.059
  87. Likelihood of Bacterial Infection in Patients Treated With Broad-Spectrum IV Antibiotics in the Emergency Department. Crit Care Med. 2021 11 01; 49(11):e1144-e1150.
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    Score: 0.059
  88. Changes in the epidemiology of ventilator-associated events over the course of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Oct 27; 1-3.
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    Score: 0.059
  89. Association Between Caseload Surge and COVID-19 Survival in 558 U.S. Hospitals, March to August 2020. Ann Intern Med. 2021 09; 174(9):1240-1251.
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    Score: 0.057
  90. Impact of Cancer History on Outcomes Among Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19. Oncologist. 2021 08; 26(8):685-693.
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    Score: 0.057
  91. Pharmacoepidemiology of Ceftazidime-Avibactam Use: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis of 210 US Hospitals. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 02 16; 72(4):611-621.
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    Score: 0.056
  92. Rethinking standardised infection rates and risk adjustment in the COVID-19 era. BMJ Qual Saf. 2021 07; 30(7):588-590.
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    Score: 0.055
  93. Inappropriate empirical antibiotic therapy for bloodstream infections based on discordant in-vitro susceptibilities: a retrospective cohort analysis of prevalence, predictors, and mortality risk in US hospitals. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021 02; 21(2):241-251.
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    Score: 0.054
  94. Restarting Essential Surgery in the Era of COVID-19: A Cautious Data Driven Approach Based on the Literature and Local Data. Ann Surg. 2020 09 01; 272(3):e208-e210.
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    Score: 0.054
  95. Development and Assessment of Objective Surveillance Definitions for Nonventilator Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 10 02; 2(10):e1913674.
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    Score: 0.051
  96. Does Obesity Protect Against Death in Sepsis? A Retrospective Cohort Study of 55,038 Adult Patients. Crit Care Med. 2019 05; 47(5):643-650.
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    Score: 0.049
  97. Epidemiology of Quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Criteria in Undifferentiated Patients and Association With Suspected Infection and Sepsis. Chest. 2019 08; 156(2):289-297.
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    Score: 0.049
  98. External Validation of Difficult-to-Treat Resistance Prevalence and Mortality Risk in Gram-Negative Bloodstream Infection Using Electronic Health Record Data From 140 US Hospitals. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Apr; 6(4):ofz110.
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    Score: 0.049
  99. Difficult-to-Treat Resistance in Gram-negative Bacteremia at 173 US Hospitals: Retrospective Cohort Analysis of Prevalence, Predictors, and Outcome of Resistance to All First-line Agents. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 11 28; 67(12):1803-1814.
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    Score: 0.048
  100. A Framework for the Development and Interpretation of Different Sepsis Definitions and Clinical Criteria. Crit Care Med. 2016 Mar; 44(3):e113-21.
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    Score: 0.040
  101. Application of a Framework to Assess the Usefulness of Alternative Sepsis Criteria. Crit Care Med. 2016 Mar; 44(3):e122-30.
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    Score: 0.040
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