Systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock: Incidence, morbidities and outcomes in surgical ICU patients

@article{Pittet2005SystemicIR,
  title={Systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock: Incidence, morbidities and outcomes in surgical ICU patients},
  author={D. Pittet and S. Rangel-Frausto and N. Li and D. Tarara and M. Costigan and L. Rempe and P. Jebson and R. Wenzel},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={21},
  pages={302-309}
}
  • D. Pittet, S. Rangel-Frausto, +5 authors R. Wenzel
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Intensive Care Medicine
  • ObjectivesTo determine the incidence of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), sepsis and severe sepsis in surgical ICU patients and define patient characteristics associated with their acquisition and outcome.DesignOne-month prospective study of critically ill patients with a 28 day in-hospital follow up.SettingSurgical intensive care unit (SICU) at a tertiary care institution.MethodsAll patients (n=170) admitted to the SICU between April 1 and April 30, 1992 were prospectively… CONTINUE READING
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