Specific Etiologies Associated With the Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome in Children: Part 2.

Upperman JS, Bucuvalas JC, Williams FN et al.

1Division of Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. 2Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH. 3Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, Chapel Hill, NC. 4Department of Pediatric Surgery, UT-Health, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX. 5Departments of Pediatrics and Biochemistry, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO. 6Pediatric Trauma and Critical Illness Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD.

Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies. Mar 2017.

To describe a number of conditions and therapies associated with multiple organ dysfunction syndrome presented as part of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Multiple Organ Dysfunction Workshop (March 26-27, 2015). In addition, the relationship between burn injuries and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome is also included although it was not discussed at the workshop.Literature review, research data, and expert opinion.Not applicable.Moderated by an expert from the field, issues relevant to the association of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome with a variety of conditions and therapies were presented, discussed, and debated with a focus on identifying knowledge gaps and the research priorities.Summary of presentations and discussion supported and supplemented by relevant literature.


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