Septic Shock: Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis

Septic Shock

Septic Shock: Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis

If there is any suspected SIRS (Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome) or Sepsis, the following lab tests should be collected ASAP:  ABG CBC, Complete Metabolic Blood Panel (CMP), Coagluation studies Chest xray, Cardiac enzymes Cultures of bowel, urine, sputum, or any other fluids Lactate levels Urine analysis EKG

We have a new sepsis management protocol based on this progression from SIRS to septic shock.

Septic Shock: Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis

Septic Shock

Septic Shock: Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis

The Creatinine Clearance (Cockcroft-Gault Equation) predicts Creatinine Clearance from serum Creatinine.

The Confusion Assessment Method for the ICU (CAM-ICU) monitors delirium in ICU patients.

It's important to look for the warning signs of sepsis. Spotting these symptoms early could prevent the body from entering septic shock, and could save a l

It& important to look for the warning signs of sepsis. Spotting these symptoms early could prevent the body from entering septic shock, and could save a l

Septic Shock Symptoms

Septic Shock Symptoms

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8 Life Lessons I Learned From My Near-Death Experience-On Jan. 26, 2013, I went into septic shock and was medically induced into a coma for six days at Shands Hospital in Florida, after experiencing flu-like symptoms for about a week. The doctors never

8 Life Lessons I Learned From My Near-Death Experience

8 Life Lessons I Learned From My Near-Death Experience-On Jan. I went into septic shock and was medically induced into a coma for six days at Shands Hospital in Florida, after experiencing flu-like symptoms for about a week. The doctors never

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Septic Shock: Symptoms, Causes & Diagnosis

Septic Shock

Septic shock is a complication of an infection. It can cause inflammation and could become life-threatening.

On Jan. 26, 2013, I went into septic shock and was medically induced into a coma for six days at Shands Hospital in Florida, after experiencing flu-like symptoms for about a week. The doctors never

8 Life Lessons I Learned From My Near-Death Experience

On Jan. I went into septic shock and was medically induced into a coma for six days at Shands Hospital in Florida, after experiencing flu-like symptoms for about a week. The doctors never

Hydrocortisone, Vitamin C and Thiamine for the Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: A Retrospective Before-After Study | CHEST Journal | CHEST Publications

Hydrocortisone, Vitamin C and Thiamine for the Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: A Retrospective Before-After Study - ScienceDirect

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