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What are the survival chances of someone with sepsis?
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Dr. Michael Taylor
Critical Care
3 doctors agree
In brief: About 70%
The chances of surviving sepsis (severe sepsis & septic shock) varies; overall, about 70% of patients will survive, and this number can improve with immediate recognition & treatment.
The number of organ systems affected is a big factor--the more organ systems that are failing, chances for survival get worse. http://www.survivingsepsis.org/pages/default.aspx.

In brief: About 70%
The chances of surviving sepsis (severe sepsis & septic shock) varies; overall, about 70% of patients will survive, and this number can improve with immediate recognition & treatment.
The number of organ systems affected is a big factor--the more organ systems that are failing, chances for survival get worse. http://www.survivingsepsis.org/pages/default.aspx.
Dr. Michael Taylor
Dr. Michael Taylor
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: It depens (penicillamine).
Chances of survival depend on the age and general health of the individual as well as on how quickly, efficiently and appropriately the problem is handled.

In brief: It depens (penicillamine).
Chances of survival depend on the age and general health of the individual as well as on how quickly, efficiently and appropriately the problem is handled.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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