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Are elderly more susceptible to sepsis?
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: More than whom?
Persons over 65 are more susceptible to infections and to sepsis than younger adults, but not necessarily than children.

In brief: More than whom?
Persons over 65 are more susceptible to infections and to sepsis than younger adults, but not necessarily than children.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Yes
Because elderly have underlying diseases which predispose them to sepsis and have less ability to handle severe infections.

In brief: Yes
Because elderly have underlying diseases which predispose them to sepsis and have less ability to handle severe infections.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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