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Table 1 Incidence of hypothermia (body temperature <35.5°C) and associated outcomes in patients with severe sepsis

From: Body temperature abnormalities in non-neurological critically ill patients: a review of the literature

Hypothermia (<35.5°C), % Mortality (%)
<35.5°C ≥35.5°C
Methylprednisolone Severe Sepsis Study [16] (n = 382), 9% 62 26
Veterans Administration Systemic Sepsis Cooperative Study of Glucocorticoid Therapy [47] (n = 223), 10% 57 28
Ibuprofen Sepsis Study [19] (n = 453), 9.6% 70 35
NORASEPT II Study (tissue factor pathway inhibitor) [46], (n = 930, septic shock), 21% 59 34
JAAM Sepsis Registry [49] (n = 624), 15.9% 40.4 17.7
  1. JAAM Japanese Association for Acute Medicine.