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Descriptor English:   Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome de Respuesta Inflamatoria Sistémica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome de Resposta Inflamatória Sistêmica 
Synonyms English:   Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Systemic
Sepsis Syndrome
Sepsis Syndromes
Syndrome, Sepsis
Syndromes, Sepsis  
Tree Number:   C23.550.470.790
C23.550.835.900
Definition English:   A systemic inflammatory response to a variety of clinical insults, characterized by two or more of the following conditions: (1) fever >38 degrees C or HYPOTHERMIA <36 degrees C; (2) TACHYCARDIA >90 beat/minute; (3) tachypnea >24 breaths/minute; (4) LEUKOCYTOSIS >12,000 cells/cubic mm or 10% immature forms. While usually related to infection, SIRS can also be associated with noninfectious insults such as TRAUMA; BURNS; or PANCREATITIS. If infection is involved, a patient with SIRS is said to have SEPSIS. 
Indexing Annotation English:   systemic inflammatory response syndrome associated with infection = SEPSIS or specifics
See Related English:   Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult
Sepsis-Associated Encephalopathy
 
History Note English:   2007 (1995) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   32030 
Unique Identifier:   D018746 

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