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Multiple Organ Failure and Infection: Cause, Consequence, or Coincidence

  • J. C. Marshall
Conference paper
Part of the Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (YEARBOOK, volume 1992)

Abstract

“... the major limiting factor after injury in patients who do not have brain injury is not so much a system, but rather a combination of events that can best be called multiple systems failure, progressive systems failure, or sequential systems failure—... Although not a well-defined syndrome, it involves progressive failure of many or all systems after an overwhelming injury or operation.” (Baue (1975), [1])

Keywords

Multiple Organ Failure Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome Intraabdominal Infection Uncontrolled Infection Multiple Organ System Failure 
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