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ICU Protocols pp 713-719 | Cite as

Multiorgan Failure

  • Sajith Kesavan
  • Bala Ramachandran
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Abstract

Multiple organ failure (MOF) defined as dysfunction of more than two organs is quite frequently seen in the PICU associated with high mortality. Mortality increases as the number of organ involved increases. Early and appropriate management involving multiorgan support improves outcome in these patients.

Keywords

Renal Replacement Therapy Acute Kidney Injury Hepatic Encephalopathy Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Acute Liver Failure 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics Intensive Care UnitKanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust HospitalChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Intensive Care & Emergency MedicineKanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust HospitalChennaiIndia

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