The systemic inflammatory response syndrome: definitions and aetiology.

@article{Nystrm1998TheSI,
  title={The systemic inflammatory response syndrome: definitions and aetiology.},
  author={P. O. Nystr{\"o}m},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={1998},
  volume={41 Suppl A},
  pages={1-7}
}
  • P. O. Nyström
  • Published 1998 in The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) is the clinical expression of the action of complex intrinsic mediators of the acute phase reaction. SIRS can be precipitated by events such as infection, trauma, pancreatitis, and surgery. At times, SIRS can compromise the function of various organ systems resulting in Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS). SIRS and MODS are graded expressions of the inflammation associated with acute illness. Mild forms are frequent in general wards for both… CONTINUE READING

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