Chapter 3. Similarities of the Clinical Aspects of Sepsis and Non-Infectious SIRS

  1. Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Cavaillon3 and
  2. Dr. Christophe Adrie4
  1. Anne Claire Lukaszewicz1,2 and
  2. Didier Payen1,2

Published Online: 25 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626151.ch3

Sepsis and Non-Infectious Systemic Inflammation: From Biology to Critical Care

Sepsis and Non-Infectious Systemic Inflammation: From Biology to Critical Care

How to Cite

Lukaszewicz, A. C. and Payen, D. (2008) Similarities of the Clinical Aspects of Sepsis and Non-Infectious SIRS, in Sepsis and Non-Infectious Systemic Inflammation: From Biology to Critical Care (eds J.-M. Cavaillon and C. Adrie), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626151.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Unit Cytokines et Inflammation, Institut Pasteur, 28, rue Dr. Roux, 75015 Paris, France

  2. 4

    Hôpital Delafontaine, Réanimation Polyvalente, 2 rue du Docteur Delafontaine, 93205 Saint-Denis, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hôpital Lariboisiére, Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, France

  2. 2

    University Diderot, Paris, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319350

Online ISBN: 9783527626151

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Keywords:

  • systemic inflammation;
  • systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS);
  • sepsis;
  • organ failure;
  • septic shock;
  • norephinephrine;
  • cytokine

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Case Report

  • Epidemiology of SIRS

  • SIRS Criteria reflect Systemic Inflammation

  • Phenomenon Triggering Inflammation

  • Circulating Markers for Systemic Inflammation Characterization

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References