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Three Patients pp 177-186 | Cite as

Multiple Organ Failure and Intensive Care

  • Richard Burrows

Abstract

“All is flux” (Heraclitus). There is no fine line that differentiates one action from another. Disease may be mild, moderate, severe, intractable, or irreversible, with no precise distinction between the various grades. Dying too is a process with no precise moment that divides alive from dead or when the process is irreversible as opposed to reversible.

Keywords

Human Immunodeficiency Virus Multiple Organ Failure Human Immunodeficiency Virus Status Prospective Double Blind Study Emergency Medical Treatment 
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