K E Sands

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of sepsis syndrome in 8 academic medical centers
    K E Sands
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 278:234-40. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficient identification of postdischarge surgical site infections: use of automated pharmacy dispensing information, administrative data, and medical record information
    K Sands
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Infect Dis 179:434-41. 1999
  3. pmc Epidemiology of and surveillance for postpartum infections
    D S Yokoe
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:837-41. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of nosocomial bloodstream infections in six neonatal intensive care units
    S B Brodie
    Division of Infectious Disease, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:56-65. 2000
  5. pmc Automated methods for surveillance of surgical site infections
    R Platt
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:212-6. 2001

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of sepsis syndrome in 8 academic medical centers
    K E Sands
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 278:234-40. 1997
    ..Sepsis syndrome is a leading cause of mortality in hospitalized patients. However, few studies have described the epidemiology of sepsis syndrome in a hospitalwide population...
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficient identification of postdischarge surgical site infections: use of automated pharmacy dispensing information, administrative data, and medical record information
    K Sands
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Infect Dis 179:434-41. 1999
    ..Thus, information routinely collected by health care systems can be the basis of an efficient, largely passive, surveillance system for postdischarge SSIs...
  3. pmc Epidemiology of and surveillance for postpartum infections
    D S Yokoe
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:837-41. 2001
    ..Use of automated information routinely collected by HMOs and insurers allows efficient identification of postpartum infections not detected by conventional surveillance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of nosocomial bloodstream infections in six neonatal intensive care units
    S B Brodie
    Division of Infectious Disease, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:56-65. 2000
    ..Nosocomial bloodstream infections (NBSIs) occur frequently in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) and are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. Little has been published regarding variation in NBSI among institutions...
  5. pmc Automated methods for surveillance of surgical site infections
    R Platt
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:212-6. 2001
    ..Potential improvements include better sensitivity, less susceptibility to interobserver variation, more uniform availability of data, more precise estimates of infection rates, and better adjustment for patients' coexisting illness...