Risk factors for the development of acute lung injury in patients with septic shock: An observational cohort study

Iscimen R., Cartin-Ceba R., Yilmaz M., Khan H., Hubmayr R. D. , Afessa B., ...More

CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, vol.36, no.5, pp.1518-1522, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/ccm.0b013e31816fc2c0
  • Title of Journal : CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1518-1522


Objective: Almost half of the patients with septic shock develop acute lung injury (ALI). The understanding why some patients do and others do not develop ALI is limited. The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that delayed treatment of septic shock is associated with the development of ALI.