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How common is lung failure with sepsis?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Common

Respiratory failure due to overwhelming sepsis can be from direct infection (pneumonia) or due to the consequences of the systemic inflammatory response (sirs) associated with sepsis.

In brief: Common

Respiratory failure due to overwhelming sepsis can be from direct infection (pneumonia) or due to the consequences of the systemic inflammatory response (sirs) associated with sepsis.
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