Low levels of protein C are associated with poor outcome in severe sepsis.


STUDY OBJECTIVE To investigate whether protein C levels predict 30-day mortality rate, shock status, duration of ICU stay, and ventilator dependence in patients with sepsis. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of a subset of a previously published, prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial ("Effects of Ibuprofen on the Physiology and… (More)


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