Longitudinal outcomes of intra-abdominal infection complicated by critical illness Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Intestinal Perforation
  • Multiple Organ Failure
  • Peritonitis

abstract

  • Although outcomes are improving, generalized peritonitis still causes high organ dysfunction-related mortality among critically ill surgical patients. Further improvements in resuscitation, surgical technique, and pharmacotherapy of severe intra-abdominal infections are needed.

publication date

  • December 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/sur.2004.5.365

PubMed ID

  • 15744128

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 365

end page

  • 73

volume

  • 5

number

  • 4