Association Between Caseload Surge and COVID-19 Survival in 558 U.S. Hospitals March to August 2020
Kadri, S., Sun, J., Lawandi, A., et al. (2021). Association Between Caseload Surge and COVID-19 Survival in 558 U.S. Hospitals, March to August 2020. (Added 8/30/2021.) Annals of Internal Medicine .
The authors assessed the effects of hospital surge on COVID-19 mortality through a retrospective cohort study of administrative hospital data. They found an association between surge and mortality risk and suggested that nearly one in four COVID-19 deaths studied could be attributed to hospital surge.