Article Abstract

Organ dysfunction and children sepsis: building a concept

Authors: Ramon T. Costa, Orlei Ribeiro de Araújo, Pedro Caruso


In the February 2018 in an issue of Intensive Care Medicine, Schlapbach et al. published a prospective multicentric binational cohort study on the following organ dysfunction scores: sequential organ failure assessment (SOFA), quick SOFA (qSOFA) and Pediatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction-2 (PELOD-2) in a large pediatric cohort admitted to the ICU with infection.