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Is sepsis more commonly associated with hypotension or hypertension?

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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Hypotension

Sepsis is associated with hypotension and tissue hypoperfusion including cellular injury which can lead to death.

In brief: Hypotension

Sepsis is associated with hypotension and tissue hypoperfusion including cellular injury which can lead to death.
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
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Dr. Kathleen Cullen
Internal Medicine

In brief: Hypotension

Sepsis is a systemic illness which is caused by a bacterial infection, characterized by infection, fever, hypothermia, hypotension, and end-organ compromise.

In brief: Hypotension

Sepsis is a systemic illness which is caused by a bacterial infection, characterized by infection, fever, hypothermia, hypotension, and end-organ compromise.
Dr. Kathleen Cullen
Dr. Kathleen Cullen
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Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine

In brief: Hypotension

Hypotension is one for the criteria for the diagnosis of sepsis.

In brief: Hypotension

Hypotension is one for the criteria for the diagnosis of sepsis.
Dr. Paige Gutheil
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Dr. Andrew Carroll
Family Medicine

In brief: Hypotension

Sepsis, particularly gram negative sepsis, will cause your blood pressure to fall, sometimes precipitously and sometimes dangerously.
Sepsis with hypotension can kill.

In brief: Hypotension

Sepsis, particularly gram negative sepsis, will cause your blood pressure to fall, sometimes precipitously and sometimes dangerously.
Sepsis with hypotension can kill.
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Dr. Andrew Carroll
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Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine

In brief: Hypo

Sepsis is commonly associated with hypotension - meaning low blood pressure.

In brief: Hypo

Sepsis is commonly associated with hypotension - meaning low blood pressure.
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
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