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Current challenges in the management of sepsis in ICUs in resource–poor settings and suggestions for the future

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Sepsis is a major reason for intensive care unit (ICU) admission, also in resource–poor settings. ICUs in low– and middle–income countries (LMICs) face many challenges that could affect patient outcome. The aim of this review is to describe differences between resource–poor and resource–rich settings regarding the epidemiology, pathophysiology, economics and research aspects of sepsis. We restricted this manuscript to the ICU setting even knowing that many sepsis patients in LMICs are treated...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1007/s00134-017-4750-z

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St Annes College
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Intensive Care Medicine Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
5
Pages:
612–624
Publication date:
2017-03-05
Acceptance date:
2017-02-22
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EISSN:
1432-1238
ISSN:
0342-4642
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pubs:682393
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uri:e269111b-4c2e-4feb-b8f8-87652810cea3
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uuid:e269111b-4c2e-4feb-b8f8-87652810cea3
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pubs:682393

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