TY - CHAP A1 - Jolanta Korsak ED1 - Ricardo Fernandez Y1 - 2012-02-10 PY - 2012 T1 - Transfusion-Associated Bacterial Sepsis N2 - Despite recent advances in the management of severe sepsis and septic shock, this condition continues to be the leading cause of death worldwide. Some experts usually consider sepsis as one of the most challenging syndromes because of its multiple presentations and the variety of its complications. Various investigators from all over the world got their chance in this book to provide important information regarding this deadly disease . We hope that the efforts of these investigators will result in a useful way to continue with intense work and interest for the care of our patients. BT - Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/28129 DO - 10.5772/28129 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-26 ER -