• Geoffrey M. Clarke


Sepsis, a systemic inflammatory response to an infectious agent, is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients. If not recognized and treated promptly, sepsis can progress to severe sepsis, septic shock, multiple-organ dysfunction, and death.


Septic Shock Severe Sepsis Mean Arterial Pressure Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoffrey M. Clarke
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Perth HospitalPerthWestern Australia

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