Juan C Jaramillo-Bustamante

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RATIONALE Limited data exist about the international burden of severe sepsis in critically ill children. OBJECTIVES To characterize the global prevalence, therapies, and outcomes of severe sepsis in pediatric intensive care units to better inform interventional trials. METHODS A point prevalence study was conducted on 5 days throughout 2013-2014 at 128(More)
OBJECTIVES In 2002, the Surviving Sepsis Campaign pointed out the need to recognize sepsis as an important cause of death and high economic and social costs. There are few epidemiologic studies of this disease in pediatrics and none in Colombia. The objective of this study was to describe the sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of patients with(More)
Introduction In 2002, the Surviving Sepsis Campaign defi ned a strategy that aimed to reduce the high mortality due to sepsis. One point of this strategy was a recommendation to recognize that sepsis is a frequent cause of death and high economic costs in the pediatric intensive care unit. Knowledge of the disease is the fi rst step to impact it. There are(More)
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