Diagnostic criteria and treatment protocol for post-burn sepsis
State Key Laboratory of Trauma, Burns and Combined Injury, Chongqing Key Laboratory for Proteomics Disease, Institute of Burn Research, Southwest Hospital, the Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400038, China
Critical Care 2013, 17:406 doi:10.1186/cc11912Published: 18 January 2013
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The diagnostic criteria of sepsis have been in accordance with those of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome for decades . Scholars find them inadequate, however, especially for burn patients. After discussion by burn experts in China , the following diagnostic criteria and therapy guidelines for sepsis are suggested.