TY - CHAP A1 - Mike Yoshio Hamasaki A2 - Marcel Cerqueira C├ęsar Machado and Fabiano Pinheiro da Silva ED1 - Vijay Kumar Y1 - 2017-08-23 PY - 2017 T1 - Septic Shock in Older People N2 - The book entitled Sepsis will provide a great and up-to-date information in this field to students and researchers involved in sepsis research with its chapters targeting host-pathogen interaction at a metabolic level during sepsis pathogenesis, how age affects sepsis pathogenesis and its outcome in old-age population as compared to young population, sepsis-associated acute organ injury mainly targeting acute kidney injury in sepsis, and kallistatin as host-derived immunomodulatory mechanism during sepsis, along with developments in techniques required for early diagnosis of sepsis and sepsis-associated encephalitis, a devastating medical condition observed during severe sepsis. The book is written by experts in their fields associated with sepsis, a critical condition needing great medical attention. BT - Sepsis SP - Ch. 2 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/68080 DO - 10.5772/68080 SN - 978-953-51-3396-4 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-12-02 ER -