A 80-year-old male asked:
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in the case of suspected sirs (systemic inflammation response syndrome) what should be done and how quickly? is there a standard treatment?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Treat the cause: The most important thing is to identify and treat the underlying cause. This is usually infection, especially sepsis. There is no standard treatment because there are several possible causes. Antioxidants such as vitamin e may help but treating the cause is most important.
Answered on Mar 26, 2014
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