© 2018


  • Guillermo Ortiz-Ruiz
  • Carmelo Dueñas-Castell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Carmelo Dueñas-Castell, Guillermo Ortiz-Ruiz, Diana Borré-Naranjo
    Pages 1-9
  3. Nelson Alvis-Guzman, Fernando De la Hoz-Restrepo, Hernando Pinzon-Redondo
    Pages 11-24
  4. Nelson Javier Fonseca-Ruiz
    Pages 25-37
  5. Mario Lora-Andosilla, Kevin Cantillo-García, Diana Borré-Naranjo, Melkis Buelvas-Villalba, Guillermo Ortiz-Ruiz, Carmelo Dueñas-Castell
    Pages 39-50
  6. Jorge Alberto Carrillo-Bayona, Liliana Arias-Alvarez
    Pages 51-65
  7. Marco A. Gonzalez, Cristhiaan D. Ochoa
    Pages 67-71
  8. Wilfrido Coronell-Rodríguez, Cindy Arteta-Acosta, Carmelo Dueñas-Castell
    Pages 95-115
  9. Carolina Martínez-Esparza, Andrea Martínez de la Vega Celorio, Rodrigo Rubio-Martínez
    Pages 135-150
  10. Guillermo Ortiz-Ruiz, José M. Maestre, Demian Szyld, Ignacio Del Moral, Jenny W. Rudolph, Germán Díaz
    Pages 151-166
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 167-171

About this book


The new edition of this volume features a concise yet comprehensive review of sepsis. In addition to thoroughly revised chapters from the previous edition that covers the latest in diagnostics, therapeutics, and antimicrobials, the third edition features new chapters on the economic impact of infections and antibiotics, multi-organ failure in sepsis, and current strategies for training high-performance teams. 

Written by an international group of experts in the field, Sepsis, Third Edition is a valuable resource that provides the most practical information for clinicians and practitioners who treat this complication in the ICU. 


Hypoperfusion abnormalities ICU Infection-induced organ dysfunction Intensive care unit International perspective Sepsis Septic Shock Severe sepsis

Editors and affiliations

  • Guillermo Ortiz-Ruiz
    • 1
  • Carmelo Dueñas-Castell
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Hospital Santa ClaraUniversidad del BosqueBogotáColombia
  2. 2.Department of Critical Care Clínica Gestión SaludUniversidad de CartagenaCartagenaColombia

About the editors

Guillermo Ortiz-Ruiz, MD, PhD

Director, Sta Clara Universidad del Bosque, Department of Critical Care, Bogota, Colombia

Carmelo Dueñas-Castell, MD

Director, Gestion Salud Universidad de Cartagena, Department of Critical Care, Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Internal Medicine & Dermatology


“This concise monograph describes the recent progress in the management of the septic patient. … Senior trainees and bedside providers seeking an update on recent approaches to identification and treatment of infection are an appropriate audience. … Chapters are concise and clearly written. … Chapters conclude with detailed literature lists emphasizing primary studies dating to within two years of publication.” (David J. Dries, Doody's Book Reviews, January, 2018)