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Therapeutic effects of hypertonic saline on peritonitis-induced septic shock with multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in rats.
A postoperative ICU admission was decided due to septic shock and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS): acute respiratory failure, acute cardio-circulatory failure, coagulopathy, metabolic acidosis (table 1), which required complex treatment (ventilatory support, haemodynamic optimization, antibiotics, analgesia, deep venous thromboembolism prophylaxis, nutrition).
Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) is either primary (directly attributable to a well-defined insult) or secondary (as a consequence of the host response).

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