Posts Tagged ‘Acute organ dysfunction’

Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock

Posted by • August 30th, 2013

Sepsis, a complex physiological and metabolic response to infection, is a common reason for admission to an intensive care unit. The first article in our Critical Care Medicine review series examines the basis, diagnosis, and current treatment of this disorder. In 1992, an international consensus panel defined sepsis as a systemic inflammatory response to infection, noting… Read More…