The pediatric multiple organ dysfunction syndrome.

  title={The pediatric multiple organ dysfunction syndrome.},
  author={François Proulx and Jean S{\'e}bastien Joyal and M Michele Mariscalco and St{\'e}phane Leteurtre and Francis Leclerc and Jacques Lacroix},
  journal={Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies},
  volume={10 1},
OBJECTIVES To review the epidemiology of pediatric multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) and summarize current concepts regarding the pathophysiology of shock, organ dysfunction, and nosocomial infections in this population. DATA SOURCE A MEDLINE-based literature search using the keywords MODS and child, without any restriction to the idiom. MAIN RESULTS Critically ill children may frequently develop multisystemic manifestations during the course of severe infections, multiple trauma… CONTINUE READING
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