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Systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis, and multiple organ dysfunction

Sheila K. Adam and Sue Osborne

in Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing

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Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9780199215904
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597963 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199215904.003.16

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis, and multiple organ dysfunction

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Introduction and definitions - Overview of physiology - Organ manifestations of SIRS/sepsis I - Organ manifestations of SIRS/sepsis II - Principles of management of sepsis - Early goal-directed resuscitation - Ventilatory management - Supportive management

Chapter.  3318 words. 

Subjects: Critical Care

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