Outcome of patients with sepsis and septic shock after ICU treatment

@article{Schoenberg1998OutcomeOP,
  title={Outcome of patients with sepsis and septic shock after ICU treatment},
  author={Michael Schoenberg and Martin P. Weiss and Peter Radermacher},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={383},
  pages={44-48}
}
Objective: Today, sepsis syndrome is the leading cause of death in adult, non-coronary intensive care units (ICUs) and is of great clinical importance. The purpose of this review was to evaluate recent prospective studies concerning the short- and long-term prognosis of patients suffering from systemic inflammatory-response syndrome (SIRS), sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock. It has been shown in multicentre prospective surveys that 1% and 0.3% of all patients admitted to hospitals suffer… CONTINUE READING
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