Sepsis, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation and Multiorgan Failure: Catastrophic Events in Severe Burns

  • H. A. Linares
Conference paper


A thermal burn is essentially an inflammatory process which, if severe enough, can elicite not only local damage but a wide spectrum of systemic manifestations accompanied by life-threatening complications.


Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation Bacterial Translocation Multiorgan Failure Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome 
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  • H. A. Linares
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  1. 1.Shriners Burns Institute and The University of Texas Medical BranchGalvestonUSA

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