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Notwithstanding the definition we choose, sepsis-associated short-term and long-term mortality and morbidity remain a major public health concern. From a high-income country perspective, the half-full glass (as shown by a sustained decline in mortality1,2) is counterbalanced by the half-empty glass in which the high burden of long-term cognitive and functional decline seen in survivors of long-term sepsis3 is increasingly recognised. However, in low-income and middle-income countries, the growing evidence base obtained from recent epidemiological studies of sepsis leaves us far from optimistic.
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Sepsis, septicaemia and blood poisoning
Septicaemia (another name for blood poisoning) refers to a bacterial infection of the blood, whereas sepsis can also be caused by viral or fungal infections. Sepsis is not just limited to the blood and can affect the whole body, including the organ...
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