Recent advances in sepsis and septic shock

Symposium on Advances in Therapy

DOI: 10.1007/s12098-008-0154-y

Cite this article as:
Khilnani, P., Deopujari, S. & Carcillo, J. Indian J Pediatr (2008) 75: 821. doi:10.1007/s12098-008-0154-y


Sepsis remains a common problem in all age groups. Recently surviving sepsis campaign has taken up a worldwide initiative by publishing international guidelines 2008 with a hope to disseminate information regarding management of sepsis for all age groups. This article presents a review of recent advances as they apply to pediatric age group supported by the available evidence with reference to standard definitions of pediatric sepsis and septic shock and management in the emergency room and pediatric intensive care unit.

Key words

Sepsis Septic shock Shock Pediatric Guidelines Surviving spesis compaign 

Copyright information

© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Praveen Khilnani
    • 3
  • Satish Deopujari
    • 1
  • Joe Carcillo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department Pediatric SciencesCentral India’s Child Hospital and Research InstituteNagpurIndia
  2. 2.Pediatric Critical Care UnitPittsburgh Children HospitalPittsburghUSA
  3. 3.MAX Superspeciality HospitalNew DelhiUSA
  4. 4.B42, Panchsheel EnclaveNew Delhi-India

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