Sepsis Trials in Children

  • G. Zobel
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Sepsis remains an important cause of morbidity and mortality in children, despite the availability of antibiotic therapy, specialized transport of critically ill children, and advances in paediatric intensive care [1]. Though mortality from paediatric sepsis has declined substantially from the pre-antibiotic era, reported mortality remains high, ranging from 10 to 40% [2–4].


Septic Shock Bacterial Meningitis Meningococcal Disease Systemic Vascular Resistance Index Purpura Fulminans 
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