Limitations of the study: Clinical criteria for sepsis were revised in 2016 by Singer M et al.26 However, our patients were evaluated between 2014 and 2015, therefore ESICM
consensus criteria (2012) were used in the diagnosis of sepsis.
Recommendations of the ESICM
Working Group on Abdominal Problems.
De esa manera, el grupo formado por expertos en el tema de la ESICM
y de la SCCM definieron la sepsis como: La disfuncion organica causada por una respuesta anomala del huesped a la infeccion que supone una amenaza para la vida (31,32), ademas que puede ser amplificada significativamente por factores endogenos (33,34).
The criteria of ESICM
in Berlin, Germany were considered as the basis for the diagnosis of ARDS (Table 1).
2001 SCCM / ESICM
/ ACCP/ATS/SIS International Sepsis Definitions Conference.
We retrospectively included all adult patients (>18 years old) admitted to the ICU of the Infectious Diseases Department of Centro Hospitalar de Sao Joao, Porto, Portugal (a Level III ICU according to ESICM
classification ), between January 2007 and July 2014.
Strategies proposed in the different studies and from international organizations (SCCM, ESICM
, SIAARTI) propose that critical care patients must be accompanied by at least 2 escorts during transport20.
(3.) Valentin A, Ferdinande P; ESICM
Working Group on Quality Improvement.
ESC guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure 2008: the Task Force for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure 2008 of the European Society of Cardiology: developed in collaboration with the Heart Failure Association of the ESC (HFA) and endorsed by the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM
According to the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM
), the ICU and hospital LOSs are important for health finance evaluations but not as indicators of clinical outcome because they depend on hospital and healthcare policy as well as on physician performance (14).
Baxter showcased the new indication at this weeks European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM
(5.) Lepape A, Monnet DL, on behlaf of participating members of the European Society of intensive Care medicine (ESICM