Surviving meningococcal septic shock: health consequences and quality of life in children and their parents up to 2 years after pediatric intensive care unit discharge.

@article{Buysse2008SurvivingMS,
  title={Surviving meningococcal septic shock: health consequences and quality of life in children and their parents up to 2 years after pediatric intensive care unit discharge.},
  author={Corinne M. P. Buysse and Hein Raat and Jan A. Hazelzet and Wim C. J. Hop and Marianne Maliepaard and K F M Joosten},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={
          596-602
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess health consequences and health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) in children with meningococcal septic shock up to 2 yrs after discharge from the pediatric intensive care unit and to assess their parents. To determine major predictors of that outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS A prospective cohort study. Follow-up of all consecutive children with septic shock and purpura requiring intensive care treatment between 2001 and 2005, and their parents. HR-QoL was assessed with the… CONTINUE READING

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