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Using Procalcitonin to Determine Which Patients with Overlapping Symptoms are Likely to Suffer Sepsis

Morton Plant Mease Hospital in Clearwater, FL, sees a great deal of patients who are 65 years of age and older. Morton Plant Hospital, part of a 4-hospital system, is a 687-bed, community-owned facility that is recognized as a Top 100 Hospital in the country. Morton Plant Hospital’s range of medical-surgical services includes cardiology, emergency medicine, oncology, women and children’s services, neurosciences, orthopedics, diabetes care, rehabilitation, vascular surgery and neurosurgery.
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