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(Education) (at Oxford University) short for Honour Moderations
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Noun1.Mods - a youth subculture that began in London in the early 1960smods - a youth subculture that began in London in the early 1960s; a working-class movement with highly stylized dress and short hair; listened to rhythm and blues music and travelled on motor scooters
youth subculture - a minority youth culture whose distinctiveness depended largely on the social class and ethnic background of its members; often characterized by its adoption of a particular music genre
mod - a British teenager or young adult in the 1960s; noted for their clothes consciousness and opposition to the rockers
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The role of the endothelium in severe sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome. Blood 2003; 101: 3765-3777, doi: 10.1182/blood-2002-06-1887.
The results of this study suggested that the incidence of complications and fatality rate of the observation group were significantly lower than those of the control group, which was consistent with the finding of Li and He20 i.e., the incidence of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, incidence of disseminated intravascular coagulation and fatality rate of the test group (7.35%, 12.45% and 2.53%) were significantly lower than those of the control group.
Sepsis is defined as "a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection." [1] Septic shock may lead to multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS), which is a medical emergency and should be treated early and aggressively for favorable outcome.
He developed multiple organ dysfunction syndrome and died of a cardiorespiratory failure and sustained DIC.
Although most patients with infectious mononucleosis (IM) recover without major clinical sequelae, a number of harmful complications can occur, including hepatitis, splenic rupture, and hematological abnormalities [1]; among the latter, the hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is particularly harmful because it is characterized by the massive production and release of inflammatory mediators caused by the uncontrolled activation of T-lymphocytes, NK-cells, and macrophages; the ensuing clinical picture resembles septic shock and can determine a multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) [2-4].
Serum PCT concentrations were significantly higher in nonsurvivor and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome groups on all postoperative days.
The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) convened in Chicago in 1991 and emphasised that sepsis was an 'ongoing process.' Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), sepsis, severe sepsis, septic shock and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome began to be used in clinical practice (13).

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