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can someone be unresponsive because of septic shock ?

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Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
26 years experience Palliative Care
Yes!: They can and if so, you need to call 911 and get them help immediately.
Answered on Dec 18, 2018
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Dr. Peter Hahn
Dr. Peter Hahn commented
23 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes, it's usually due to septic encephalopathy. It can affect up to 70% of patients with septic shock.
Sep 16, 2013
Dr. Peter Hahn
23 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Yes, it's usually due to septic encephalopathy. It can affect up to 70% of patients with septic shock.
Answered on Oct 4, 2013
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