Social, clinical and hemodynamic variables associated with sepsis in patients at Intensive Care Unit




Sepsis; Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome; Critical care.


Objective: Analyze the social, clinical and hemodynamic variables of patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) who developed sepsis. Methodology: Retrospective, observational and cross-sectional study. 224 medical records were eligible, divided into two groups: present sepsis (SP) n = 165 and absent sepsis (SA) n = 59. Social, clinical and hemodynamic variables were described and analyzed. Results: The social variables low schooling and married marital status were associated with sepsis. In the clinical variables, it was observed that patients who need invasive interventions were associated with sepsis. The hemodynamic variables PaCO2, Be, Bicarbonate, leukocytes, red blood cells, urea, sodium and potassium altered were associated with sepsis. These patients remained longer in the ICU and died more frequently. Conclusion: There are specific social, clinical and hemodynamic variables that are related to the presence of sepsis. Knowledge of these variables can guide investments and resources to be directed towards preventing this clinical complication.


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ANDRADE, E. M. de .; MENDONÇA, T. S. .; SOARES, C. O. .; MELO, G. S. .; SANTOS, I. B. F. .; MELO-NETO, J. S. de . Social, clinical and hemodynamic variables associated with sepsis in patients at Intensive Care Unit. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 11, n. 2, p. e10511225399, 2022. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v11i2.25399. Disponível em: Acesso em: 20 feb. 2024.



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