Outcome of severe sepsis in pediatric oncology patients.

@article{Fiser2005OutcomeOS,
  title={Outcome of severe sepsis in pediatric oncology patients.},
  author={Richard T. Fiser and Nancy K West and A. K. Bush and Elaine M A Sillos and Jeffrey E Schmidt and Robert F. Tamburro},
  journal={Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies},
  year={2005},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={531-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe survival to intensive care unit (ICU) discharge and 6-month survival in a large cohort of pediatric oncology patients with severe sepsis. DESIGN Retrospective analysis. SETTING The ICU of a single pediatric oncology center. PATIENTS Patients with cancer admitted to the ICU of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital between January 1, 1990, and December 31, 2002, who met the following criteria: 1) severe sepsis by ACCP/SCCM (American College of Chest Physicians/Society… CONTINUE READING
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