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Is chemotherapy treatment for severe sepsis?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Confusing question: Chemo uses various toxic substances to target and kill cancer cells. We use antibiotics to kill the germs of sepsis.During severe sepsis we also use medicines to support blood pressure and fluids too support the normal needs of the body.None of these are called chemotherapy.
Answered on Jun 5, 2014
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