Mortality rates in pediatric septic shock with and without multiple organ system failure

  title={Mortality rates in pediatric septic shock with and without multiple organ system failure},
  author={M. C. Kutko and M. Calarco and M. B. Flaherty and R. Helmrich and H. Ushay and S. Pon and B. Greenwald},
  journal={Pediatric Critical Care Medicine},
  • M. C. Kutko, M. Calarco, +4 authors B. Greenwald
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Objectives To determine the current mortality rates for pediatric patients with septic shock and the frequency and outcome of associated multiple organ system failure. Design Retrospective chart review. Setting Multidisciplinary pediatric intensive care unit. Patients Children age 1 month to 21 yrs admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit from January 1, 1998, to December 31, 1999, with a diagnosis of septic shock. Interventions None. Measurements and Main Results A database of all… CONTINUE READING
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