Tag Archives: Mortality

Voriconazole-Resistant Invasive Aspergillosis Associated With Higher Mortality

December 24, 2018 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: As appropriate initial antifungal therapy has been found to be critical, upfront combination antifungal therapy may be required to increase the probability of survival of patients at risk for invasive Patients with voriconazole-resistant invasive aspergillosis have a higher mortality rate compared with patients with voriconazole-susceptible… Read More »

Massachusetts Maternal Mortality Rates Rising: Opioid Abuse and Psychiatric Illness Play a Role

Pregnancy-associated mortality, defined as the death of a woman during pregnancy or within one year of the termination of pregnancy, is increasing in Massachusetts.  In 2012, there were 30.4 deaths/100,000 live births. In 2014, the rate increased by 33%, to 40.4 deaths per 100,000 live births. Because pregnancy-associated mortality rates have historically been relatively low… Read More »