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Vanderbilt Researchers Pioneer an Advanced Sepsis Detection and Management System
June 15, 2009
An interdiscipinary team of clinicians and informatics experts from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and computer scientists from Vanderbilt's Institute for Software Integrated Systems, have developed and begun testing what they believe is the first, real-time system for sepsis detection.
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