Heat stroke: Clinical experience from an Italian ICU during summer 2015.

An abnormal peak of mortality attributed to an unusually persisting heat wave (HW) has been recorded throughout Italy by the National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) during the summer of 2015 [1]. During this time frame a group of patients with an initial diagnosis of severe sepsis or septic shock-related multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) were… CONTINUE READING