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MEDISAN

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FARINAS VILELA, Andrea Hortensia  and  DAGER HABER, Amarilis. Sepsis and related disorders . MEDISAN [online]. 2012, vol.16, n.6, pp.932-948. ISSN 1029-3019.

Sepsis in the pediatric patient constitutes one of the main causes of mortality at world scale, representing a great burden for health systems and for society, until recently interpreted under the evidences of descriptions in the adult patient, but taking into account its pathophysiological understanding, it is today recognized as an entity which adopts its own characteristics regarding its epidemiology, clinical presentation, hemodynamic patterns and prognosis. Its finding and early treatment is the challenge faced by professionals, with the objective of improving its prognosis.

Keywords : sepsis; pediatric patient.

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