Ricardo Fernandez

Dr Ricardo Fernandez graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, where he obtained a bachelor degree in General Sciences, 1996. He continued to challenge his mind when he decided to study medicine, completing his MD degree at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Mexico, 2000. Afterwords, he decided to move forward in specific topics in medicine at the Veteran’s Hospital in Puerto Rico, where he specialized in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary/Critical Care in 2004 and 2007, respectively. For the last few years, Dr Fernandez has been committed to research and clinical medicine; currently, he is the chief assistant of the Pulmonary Medicine training program at the San Juan City Hospital in Puerto Rico and is also working in a group practice.

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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.

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