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      • Since 1991, the consensus definition of sepsis has been the ‘systemic inflammatory response (SIRS) to a microbial infection’ (REFS 2,3) (BOX 1), with SIRS defined as at least two of the following: tachypnoea (rapid breathing), tachycardia (rapid heartbeat), pyrexia (fever) or hypothermia, and leukocytosis, leukopaenia or neutrophilia.
  1. Feb 01, 2017 · Definitions of sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock which were ratified at the consensus meeting 10 years previously were modified. Signs and symptoms of sepsis were much greater in number and detail in comparison to the criteria identified at the consensus meeting in 1991, and the 2001 conference attempted to determine these signs and symptoms.

    • Fethi Gul, Mustafa Kemal Arslantas, Ismail Cinel, Anand Kumar
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    • 2017
  2. Aug 17, 2021 · Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is a life-threatening medical emergency. Sepsis happens when an infection you already have triggers a chain reaction throughout your body. Infections that lead to sepsis most often start in the lung, urinary tract, skin, or gastrointestinal tract. Without timely treatment, sepsis can ...

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  4. Jun 30, 2016 · Since 1991, the consensus definition of sepsis has been the ‘systemic inflammatory response (SIRS) to a microbial infection’ (REFS 2,3) , with SIRS defined as at least two of the following: tachypnoea (rapid breathing), tachycardia (rapid heartbeat), pyrexia (fever) or hypothermia, and leukocytosis, leukopaenia or neutrophilia.

    • Richard R.S. Hotchkiss, Lyle Linc Moldawer, Steven Opal, Konrad Reinhart, Isaiah I.R. Turnbull, Jean...
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  5. The definition of sepsis has been recently modified to accommodate emerging knowledge in the field, while at the same time being recognized as challenging, if not impossible, to define. Here, we seek to clarify the current understanding of sepsis as one that has been typically framed as a disorder o …

    • John C. Alverdy, Monika A. Krezalek
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    • 2017
  6. Sepsis as “Rottenness”: Theory of Spontaneous Generation The concept of “sepsis” dates at least as far back as the time of Hippocrates and was viewed as a process of dangerous, odorous biologic decay, orputrefaction(7).AncientGreeksbelievedthis process was one form of biologic breakdown that could occur

  7. Jun 10, 2019 · Animal experiments are widely used in preclinical medical research with the goal of disease modeling and exploration of novel therapeutic approaches. In the context of sepsis and septic shock, the translation into clinical practice has been disappointing. Classical animal models of septic shock usually involve one-sex-one-age animal models, mostly in mice or rats, contrasting with the ...

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