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

@article{Levy20032001SI,
  title={2001 SCCM/ESICM/ACCP/ATS/SIS International Sepsis Definitions Conference},
  author={M. Levy and M. Fink and J. Marshall and E. Abraham and D. Angus and Deborah J. Cook and Jonathan Cohen and S. Opal and J. Vincent and G. Ramsay},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={31},
  pages={1250-1256}
}
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.” The general definitions introduced as a result of that conference… Expand

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