Correlation Between Pulmonary Vascular Permeability Index, Shock Index, and Severity of Septic Shock and Their Evaluation Values for Prognosis

Jinfeng Xiao; Hongyuan Zhou; Yuanyuan Guo

Volume 22, Issue 3 , 2020

Abstract
  Background: The changes before and after fluid resuscitation in patients with septic shock and their relationship with prognosis have rarely been reported. Objectives: We aimed to observe the correlation between pulmonary vascular permeability index (PVPI), shock index (SI), and severity of ...  Read More

Sepsis Caused by Elizabethkingia meningoseptica Successfully Treated by Polymyxin B: A Case Report

Meiling Yu; Benquan Qi; Qi Zou; Shengyong Zheng; Chen Liu; Jingbo Ma

Volume 22, Issue 2 , 2020

Abstract
  Introduction: Elizabethkingia meningoseptica (EM) is a non-fermenting Gram-negative bacterium that is a conditional pathogen and easily causes infection in neonates and immunocompromised patients. The infection of the bacterium is prone to develop multi-drug resistance, difficult to treat, ...  Read More