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Shock séptico en unidad de cuidados intensivos. Enfoque actual en el tratamiento

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dc.contributor.author Arriagada, Daniela
dc.contributor.author Donoso, Alejandro
dc.contributor.author Cruces, Pablo
dc.contributor.author Díaz, Franco
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-19T14:49:08Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-19T14:49:08Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation Revista Chilena de Pediatría, July–August 2015, vol. 86, n°4, p.224–235 es_CL
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rchipe.2015.07.013 es_CL
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11447/283
dc.description.abstract Essential therapeutic principles in children with septic shock persist over time, although some new concepts have been recently incorporated, and fully awareness of pediatricians and intensivists is essential. Fluid resuscitation is a fundamental intervention, but the kind of ideal fluid has not been established yet, as each of these interventions has specific limitations and there is no evidence supportive of the superiority of one type of fluid. Should septic shock persists despite adequate fluid resuscitation, the use of inotropic medication and/or vasopressors is indicated. New vasoactive drugs can be used in refractory septic shock caused by vasopressors, and the use of hydrocortisone should be considered in children with suspected adrenal insufficiency, as it reduces the need for vasopressors. The indications for red blood cells transfusion or the optimal level of glycemia are still controversial, with no consensus on the threshold value for the use of these blood products or the initiation of insulin administration, respectively. Likewise, the use of high-volume hemofiltration is a controversial issue and further study is needed on the routine recommendation in the course of septic shock. Nutritional support is crucial, as malnutrition is a serious complication that should be properly prevented and treated. The aim of this paper is to provide update on the most recent advances as concerns the treatment of septic shock in the pediatric population. es_CL
dc.language.iso en_US es_CL
dc.publisher Sociedad Chilena de Pediatría. Publicado por Elsevier España, S.L.U. es_CL
dc.subject Sepsis es_CL
dc.subject Septic shock es_CL
dc.subject Glycemic control es_CL
dc.subject Inotropes es_CL
dc.subject High-volume hemofiltration es_CL
dc.title Shock séptico en unidad de cuidados intensivos. Enfoque actual en el tratamiento es_CL
dc.title.alternative Septic shock in intensive care units. Current focus on treatment es_CL
dc.type Artículo es_CL


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