Suspicion and treatment of severe sepsis. An overview of the prehospital chain of care.
Journal article, 2012

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition where the risk of death has been reported to be even higher than that associated with the major complications of atherosclerosis, i.e. myocardial infarction and stroke. In all three conditions, early treatment could limit organ dysfunction and thereby improve the prognosis.

Author

Johan Herlitz

Angela Bång

Birgitta Wireklint-Sundström

Christer Axelsson

Anders Bremer

Magnus Hagiwara

Anders Jonsson

Lars Lundberg

Björn-Ove Suserud

Lars Ljungström

Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine

1757-7241 (ISSN)

Vol. 20 42-

Subject Categories

Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems

DOI

10.1186/1757-7241-20-42

PubMed

22738027

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10/10/2017