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Is SIRS dead? The new definition of sepsis

In the early 1990’s, systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) was an early way of detecting sepsis. The term SIRS, was born from the marriage of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) in 1991 and her grandfather was Roger C. Borne. Dr. Borne predicted the birth of SIRS ...

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