Sepsis: pathophysiology and clinical management

@article{Gotts2016SepsisPA,
  title={Sepsis: pathophysiology and clinical management},
  author={Jeffrey E Gotts and Michael A. Matthay},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={353}
}
Sepsis, severe sepsis, and septic shock represent increasingly severe systemic inflammatory responses to infection. Sepsis is common in the aging population, and it disproportionately affects patients with cancer and underlying immunosuppression. In its most severe form, sepsis causes multiple organ dysfunction that can produce a state of chronic critical illness characterized by severe immune dysfunction and catabolism. Much has been learnt about the pathogenesis of sepsis at the molecular… 

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