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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-03-09T01:13:34-0400
The incidence of acute pancreatitis has been doubled during last three decades in Finland. Alcohol is the main cause of acute pancreatitis in Finland accounting for 70 % of cases. Although...
Multiple organ failure (MODS) is still the leading cause of death in children in ICU. The treatment of MODS is mainly organ function monitoring and organ replacement therapy. Life support ...
To analyse differences in protein expression in multiple trauma patients for identification of potential biomarkers to predict organ dysfunction.
The purpose of this study is to learn how blood clotting substances respond in children with septic shock, low platelet counts, and multiple organ failure (MOF) treated at different instit...
Severe acute respiratory failure (ARF) requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation is the most common form of acute organ dysfunction in the hospital, and is often associated with multiple ...
Severe trauma can cause secondary multiple organ dysfunction syndrome and death. The absolute and relative concentrations of trace elements in both critical care and conventional treatment, which can ...
Chronic end-organ complications result in morbidity and mortality in adults with sickle cell disease (SCD). In a prospective cohort of 150 adults with SCD who received standard care screening for pulm...
Standard intensive care treatment is inadequate to keep children with liver failure alive without catastrophic complications to ensure successful transplant, as accumulation of endogenous protein-boun...
Optimal methods of mortality risk stratification in patients in the cardiac intensive care unit (CICU) remain uncertain. We evaluated the ability of the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) scor...
A progressive condition usually characterized by combined failure of several organs such as the lungs, liver, kidney, along with some clotting mechanisms, usually postinjury or postoperative.
Failure of equipment to perform to standard. The failure may be due to defects or improper use.
A condition characterized by recurring episodes of fluid leaking from capillaries into extra-vascular compartments causing hematocrit to rise precipitously. If not treated, generalized vascular leak can lead to generalized EDEMA; SHOCK; cardiovascular collapse; and MULTIPLE ORGAN FAILURE.
The minimum acceptable patient care, based on statutes, court decisions, policies, or professional guidelines.
Organized systems for providing comprehensive prepaid health care that have five basic attributes: (1) provide care in a defined geographic area; (2) provide or ensure delivery of an agreed-upon set of basic and supplemental health maintenance and treatment services; (3) provide care to a voluntarily enrolled group of persons; (4) require their enrollees to use the services of designated providers; and (5) receive reimbursement through a predetermined, fixed, periodic prepayment made by the enrollee without regard to the degree of services provided. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)