Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 17th, 1997
Although the condition is relatively uncommon with an incidence of only eight cases per 100,000 adults, the problem does provide a special model for the critical care community because it strikes relatively young persons and patient outcome is uncertain, prolonged, and resource intensive.
Since the fatality rate has declined, Craig R. Weinert, M.D., Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care...
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