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Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
ISSN: 0972-5229
EISSN: 1998-359x
Vol. 9, No. 3, 2005, pp. 164-172
Bioline Code: cm05026
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2005, pp. 164-172

 en Clinical management guidelines of pediatric septic shock
Khilnani Praveen

Abstract

Septic shock in children is the prototype combination of hypovolemia,cardiogenic and distributive shock. Recently published American college of critical care medinie(ACCM )recommendations for hemodynamic support of neonatal and pediatric patients with sepsis,Surviving sepsis campaign and its pediatric considerations and subsequent revision of definitions for pediatric sepsis has led to compilation of this review article. Practical application of this information in Indian set up in a child with septic shock will be discussed based on available evidence.Though guidelines mainly apply to pediatric age group,however a reference has been made to neonatal age group wherever applicable.

Keywords
Pediatric, sepsis, septic shock, critically ill, management guidelines

 
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