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Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock: 2008
OBJECTIVE To provide an update to the original Surviving Sepsis Campaign clinical management guidelines, "Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock,"Expand
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Anemia and blood transfusion in critically ill patients.
CONTEXT Anemia is a common problem in critically ill patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs), but the consequences of anemia on morbidity and mortality in the critically ill is poorlyExpand
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Intensive insulin therapy and pentastarch resuscitation in severe sepsis.
BACKGROUND The role of intensive insulin therapy in patients with severe sepsis is uncertain. Fluid resuscitation improves survival among patients with septic shock, but evidence is lacking toExpand
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Sepsis in European intensive care units: Results of the SOAP study*
Objective:To better define the incidence of sepsis and the characteristics of critically ill patients in European intensive care units. Design:Cohort, multiple-center, observational study.Expand
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The Surviving Sepsis Campaign: results of an international guideline-based performance improvement program targeting severe sepsis
ObjectiveThe Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC or “the Campaign”) developed guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock. A performance improvement initiative targeted changing clinicalExpand
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International study of the prevalence and outcomes of infection in intensive care units.
CONTEXT Infection is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in intensive care units (ICUs) worldwide. However, relatively little information is available about the global epidemiology of suchExpand
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Assessment of Global Incidence and Mortality of Hospital-treated Sepsis. Current Estimates and Limitations.
RATIONALE Reducing the global burden of sepsis, a recognized global health challenge, requires comprehensive data on the incidence and mortality on a global scale. OBJECTIVES To estimate theExpand
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Assessment of cardiac preload and extravascular lung water by single transpulmonary thermodilution
Objective: Transpulmonary double-indicator dilution is a useful monitoring technique for measurement of intrathoracic blood volume (ITBV) and extravascular lung water (EVLW). In this study, weExpand
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Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock 2012
Objective:To provide an update to the “Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock,” last published in 2008. Design:A consensus committee of 68 internationalExpand
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Hydrocortisone therapy for patients with septic shock.
BACKGROUND Hydrocortisone is widely used in patients with septic shock even though a survival benefit has been reported only in patients who remained hypotensive after fluid and vasopressorExpand
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