Trends in sepsis hospitalisations

and associated cost in Australia

1 CPD Points, 1 CEUs.
Providers: CPDUK, CBRN

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Dr Ashwani Kumar help_outline
Research Fellow, Australian Sepsis Network and Critical Care Program, The George Institute for Global Health
Lecture Summary

A retrospective longitudinal study of a national administrative dataset to estimate trends in sepsis hospitalisations and associated cost in Australia using ICD-10-AM codes and AR-DRGs.

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Target Audience

Healthcare Professionals that care for septic patients

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to:

  • Evaluate if coding of sepsis is increasing or not in Australian hospitals
  • Describe trends in sepsis-related costs in Australian hospitals
  • Appreciate sepsis coding trends in various population subgroups in Australia
  • Define the coding trends of various sepsis ICD codes in Australia