J. J. Lunn2
D. B. Coursin1
N. J. Murray1
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The simultaneous dysfunction of several organs represents a challenging task for the intensivist. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) are expressions of an inappropriate generalized inflammatory response of the host to a variety of infectious or non-infectious stimuli. In recent years, MODS is being(More)
The dynamic estimation of large-scale stochastic image sequences, as frequently encountered in remote sensing, is important in a variety of scientific applications. However, the size of such images makes conventional dynamic estimation methods, for example, the Kalman and related filters, impractical. In this paper, we present an approach that emulates the(More)
Observations among nomads suggest there is a strong ecological interdependence of diet and disease in tribal societies which favors survival of man. This relationship may be disrupted by changes in diet to conform to the highly productive technology of the West. Such changes may result in intensification of indigenous disease and in the transfer of disease(More)
INTRODUCTION Critically ill patients, almost by definition, are catabolic and often hypermetabolic. Although it is generally accepted that such patients would benefit from nutritional support , there are remarkably little data to support this premise. Several experts believe that prospective, randomized, controlled studies to document the efficacy of(More)
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