Discordant identification of pediatric severe sepsis by research and clinical definitions in the SPROUT international point prevalence study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Sepsis

abstract

  • Physician diagnosis of pediatric severe sepsis achieved only moderate agreement with consensus criteria, with physicians diagnosing severe sepsis more broadly. Consequently, the results of a research study based on consensus criteria may have limited generalizability to nearly one-third of PICU patients diagnosed with severe sepsis.

authors

publication date

  • September 16, 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4572676

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/s13054-015-1055-x

PubMed ID

  • 26373923

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 325

volume

  • 19

number

  • 1