"Sepsis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.
- Poisoning, Blood
- Blood Poisoning
- Blood Poisonings
- Poisonings, Blood
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Sepsis".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Sepsis".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sepsis" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Sepsis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.