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Is the occurrence of sepsis more frequent now than ever?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

People living longer, aging baby boomers, the at risk population is larger.

In brief: Yes

People living longer, aging baby boomers, the at risk population is larger.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yes.

There are a lot of reasons including that people are living longer while becoming quite debilitated and that in the hospital many more invasive procedures and immunocompromising procedures are done.

In brief: Yes.

There are a lot of reasons including that people are living longer while becoming quite debilitated and that in the hospital many more invasive procedures and immunocompromising procedures are done.
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Fernando Torres
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: No

It is reported more and it is better defined than in the past.

In brief: No

It is reported more and it is better defined than in the past.
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Dr. Fernando Torres
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