Early Risk Factors for Postinjury Multiple Organ Failure

Abstract

Epidemiologic studies, based on retrospective data from heterogeneous populations with poor control of confounders, led early investigators to conclude that infection was the overriding risk factor for multiple organ failure (MOF). More recent studies have convincingly shown that MOF frequently occurs in the absence of infection. Consequently, we have… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002689900062

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