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Authors

  1. KLEINPELL, RUTH M. RN-CS, ACNP, CCRN, PhD

Abstract

Sepsis is the result of systemic inflammatory response to infection, and the incidence is on the rise. Severe sepsis-sepsis with one or more signs of organ failure-is fast moving, difficult to treat, and often deadly, as inflammatory events adversely alter endothelial-cell function and tissue perfusion. Find out what you need to know to take on severe sepsis.