The Changing Epidemiology and Definitions of Sepsis.


This article describes the trends in the incidence of and mortality from sepsis in the United States and globally. The article then discusses the known factors associated with increased risk for developing sepsis and the limitations of the current clinical definition and the clinical correlations of the current epidemiology.

DOI: 10.1016/j.ccm.2016.01.002

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@article{Kempker2016TheCE, title={The Changing Epidemiology and Definitions of Sepsis.}, author={Jordan A. Kempker and Greg S Martin}, journal={Clinics in chest medicine}, year={2016}, volume={37 2}, pages={165-79} }