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Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock - Understanding a Serious Killer

Edited by Ricardo Fernandez, ISBN 978-953-307-950-9, 448 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published February 10, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1311
Edited Volume

Despite recent advances in the management of severe sepsis and septic shock, this condition continues to be the leading cause of death worldwide. Some experts usually consider sepsis as one of the most challenging syndromes because of its multiple presentations and the variety of its complications. Various investigators from all over the world got their chance in this book to provide important information regarding this deadly disease . We hope that the efforts of these investigators will result in a useful way to continue with intense work and interest for the care of our patients.