Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Sepsis: Molecular Events, Interventions and Novel Approaches / Peter A. Ward -- ch. 2 Myocardial Dysfunction in Sepsis: Role of Apelin, a Novel Promising Molecule / Olivier Lesur -- ch. 3 Acute Kidney Injury in Sepsis / Marcelo Rodrigues Bacci -- ch. 4 Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Infection with Focus on Sepsis in Neonatal Intensive Care Units: Use of Quality Improvement Efforts / Elena Santesteban -- ch. 5 Sepsis in Adults: Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Management and Health Outcomes / Nancy Khardori -- ch. 6 Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Infections in Adults: Focus on "Surviving Sepsis Campaign" / Nancy Khardori -- ch. 7 Medical Device Infections and Sepsis / Rabih O. Darouiche -- ch. 8 Molecular Diagnostics and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Diagnosis of Sepsis / Reena Raveendran -- ch. 9 Intricacies of Hyperglycemia and Disordered Glucose Metabolism in Sepsis / Romesh Khardori.