Feb 01, 2017 · Deficiencies related to the definition in sepsis 1. Although the 1991 North American consensus definition considers the combination of infection and SIRS response as sepsis, a sepsis-like clinical picture may be observed without infection. The current significance of inflammation is non-specific and may manifest in many conditions.
Jan 18, 2020 · In 2017, there were an estimated 20·3 million (95% UI 14·0–29·7) incident sepsis cases worldwide among children younger than 5 years, 4·9 million (3·5–7·0) incident sepsis cases among children and adolescents aged 5–19 years, and 23·7 million (20·1–28·8) incident sepsis cases among adults 20 years and older (data not shown).
May 04, 2021 · The term postbiotic was chosen by the panel as a composite of ‘biotic’, defined as “relating to or resulting from living organisms”, and ‘post’, a prefix meaning ‘after’.
Jun 12, 2020 · Culture-proven bacterial meningitis occurs in about 0.25 per 1000 live births.[47, 48] Meningitis accompanies 20-25% of newborns with sepsis and 13% of early-onset neonatal sepsis.[49–51] Although there is no consensus on performing lumbar puncture in infants diagnosed with early neonatal sepsis, it should definitely be performed in infants ...
Nov 11, 2021 · Resuscitation is a monthly international and interdisciplinary medical journal. The papers published deal with the aetiology, pathophysiology and prevention of cardiac arrest, resuscitation training, clinical resuscitation, and experimental resuscitation research, although papers relating to animal studies will be published only if they are of exceptional interest and related directly to ...
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There is limited high quality scientific evidence and a lack of expert consensus on whether a risk based or a universal screening approach should be used. Intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis (IAP) to women at risk of transmitting GBS to their baby, is associated with a reduction in (but does not eliminate) EOS.