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Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

Adrian P. Ireland B.A.(mod), M.B. , M.Ch., FRCS(I).


This short chapter gives a quick overview of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome, what it is, the causes, the consequences and its treatment.

It is of relevance to all severly ill surgical patients and helps the physician understand the patients response to injury and sepsis.

A fuller account of this topic may be found in your favourite surgical textbook.

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Adrian P. Ireland