sepsis-blog-9-2016 CHEST_sig_horiz_PMS-TMSeptember is Sepsis Awareness Month, a month which aims to raise awareness of sepsis and strategies for prevention and treatment. Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. Sepsis occurs when the body’s response to infection becomes dysregulated and white blood cells and chemicals cause injury to organs throughout the body. Earlier this ...

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CHEST_sig_horiz_PMS-TMIn 2002, two seminal papers were published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine, demonstrating that therapeutic hypothermia for comatose patients could result in improved survival and improved neurological outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, which altered the course of ICU history. One after another, ICUs across the United States and around the world adopted protocols for rapidly achieving and ...

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