Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 44, Issue 5, pp 697–698 | Cite as

Which organ dysfunction scores to use in children with infection?

  • Francis Leclerc
  • Alain Duhamel
  • Stéphane Leteurtre
  • Lahn Straney
  • Rinaldo Bellomo
  • Graeme MacLaren
  • David Pilcher
  • Luregn J. Schlapbach


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Conflicts of interest

None of the authors have declared a conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Service de réanimation pédiatriqueCHU LilleLilleFrance
  2. 2.EA 2694 Santé publique, épidémiologie et qualité des soinsUniv. LilleLilleFrance
  3. 3.Département de biostatistiquesCHU LilleLilleFrance
  4. 4.Paediatric Critical Care Research GroupMater Research Institute, The University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  5. 5.Paediatric Intensive Care UnitLady Cilento Children’s HospitalBrisbaneAustralia
  6. 6.Faculty of MedicineThe University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  7. 7.Department of Epidemiology and Preventive MedicineMonash UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  8. 8.University of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia
  9. 9.Intensive CareAustin HealthMelbourneAustralia
  10. 10.Cardiothoracic Intensive Care UnitNational University Health SystemSingaporeSingapore
  11. 11.Paediatric Intensive Care UnitThe Royal Children’s HospitalMelbourneAustralia
  12. 12.The Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS) Centre for Outcome and Resource Evaluation (CORE), ANZICS HouseMelbourneAustralia
  13. 13.School of Public Health and Preventive MedicineAustralian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Monash UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  14. 14.Department of Intensive CareThe Alfred HospitalPrahranAustralia

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