Organ dysfunction during sepsis

  title={Organ dysfunction during sepsis},
  author={Suveer Singh and Timothy W. Evans},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome is the commonest reason for sepsis-associated mortality. In the 40 years since it was first described understanding of its pathophysiology has improved, and novel methodologies for monitoring and severity of illness scoring have emerged. These, together with the development of systematic strategies for managing organ dysfunction in sepsis, and potentially effective new therapeutic interventions, should assist in reducing sepsis-associated mortality. These… CONTINUE READING

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