Is the mortality rate for septic shock really decreasing?
Opal, Steven M.
SourceCurrent opinion in critical care
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Survival rates for patients in septic shock have gradually improved in critical care units worldwide over the last 25 years. Further improvement will be predicated on the discovery of new therapies to disrupt the underlying pathophysiology of sepsis and the development of improved rapid, diagnostic testing and immune monitoring of individual patients. © 2008 Wolters Kluwer Health|Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
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