Sepsis: needs for defining severity

  title={Sepsis: needs for defining severity},
  author={Luciano Gattinoni and V. Marco Ranieri and Antonio Pesenti},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
Dear Editor, In the current year, The New England Journal of Medicine published five trials [1–5] testing different interventions in patients with severe sepsis. For all trials, the entry criteria were the presence of C2 signs of systemic inflammatory response syndrome associated with an infection and C1 organ failure. One would expect grosso modo a similar… CONTINUE READING