O2 Transport in the Peripheral Circulation in Sepsis

  • O. Eichelbroenner
  • F. M. Bloos
  • W. J. Sibbald
Conference paper
Part of the Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (YEARBOOK, volume 1997)


Complicating severe bacterial infection, sepsis is a clinical syndrome distinguished by systemic microvascular inflammation and widespread tissue injury. The incidence of sepsis is increasing as society ages and medical technologies expand. Sepsis is frequently manifested as multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) and the burden on resources of caring for these patients is substantial. An economic imperative can therefore be argued to improve our understanding of cause(s), consequences and rational treatment strategies for this syndrome.


Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome Peripheral Circulation Acute Hypoxia Septic Group Rational Treatment Strategy 
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  • O. Eichelbroenner
  • F. M. Bloos
  • W. J. Sibbald

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