2001 SCCM/ESICM/ACCP/ATS/SIS International Sepsis Definitions Conference

@article{Levy20032001SI,
  title={2001 SCCM/ESICM/ACCP/ATS/SIS International Sepsis Definitions Conference},
  author={Mitchell M. Levy and Mitchell P. Fink and John C. Marshall and Edward Abraham and Derek C. Angus and Deborah J. Cook and Jonathan Cohen and Steven M. Opal and Jean Louis Vincent and G. Ramsay and for the International Sepsis Definitions Conference},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={29},
  pages={530-538}
}
ObjectiveIn 1991, the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) convened a "Consensus Conference," the goals of which were to "provide a conceptual and a practical framework to define the systemic inflammatory response to infection, which is a progressive injurious process that falls under the generalized term 'sepsis' and includes sepsis-associated organ dysfunction as well. [] Key Method This conference was sponsored by the Society of Critical Care…

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