Life-threatening Skin Disorders Treated in the Burn Center: Impact of Health care–associated Infections on Length of Stay, Survival, and Hospital Charges

Steven J. Hermiz, Paul Diegidio, Shiara Ortiz-Pujols, Roja Garimella, David J. Weber, David van Duin, Charles Scott Hultman

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Abstract

This article reviews a single burn center experience with life-threatening skin disorders, over a 10-year period. It explores the incidence of health care–associated infections and the impact on length of stay, hospital charges, and mortality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)597-602
Number of pages6
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Volume44
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

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Hospital Charges
Burn Units
Life Change Events
Hospital Mortality
Length of Stay
Skin
Incidence
Health
Infection

Keywords

  • Health care–associated infections
  • Hospital-acquired infections
  • Life-threatening skin disorders
  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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Life-threatening Skin Disorders Treated in the Burn Center : Impact of Health care–associated Infections on Length of Stay, Survival, and Hospital Charges. / Hermiz, Steven J.; Diegidio, Paul; Ortiz-Pujols, Shiara; Garimella, Roja; Weber, David J.; van Duin, David; Scott Hultman, Charles.

In: Clinics in Plastic Surgery, Vol. 44, No. 3, 01.07.2017, p. 597-602.

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Hermiz, Steven J. ; Diegidio, Paul ; Ortiz-Pujols, Shiara ; Garimella, Roja ; Weber, David J. ; van Duin, David ; Scott Hultman, Charles. / Life-threatening Skin Disorders Treated in the Burn Center : Impact of Health care–associated Infections on Length of Stay, Survival, and Hospital Charges. In: Clinics in Plastic Surgery. 2017 ; Vol. 44, No. 3. pp. 597-602.
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