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What is septic shock?

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Dr. Martin Linder
Family Medicine
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In brief: Cytokines

Untreated bacterial infection can spread to the circulatory system and produce by products called cytokines which can result in circulatory collapse very low blood pressure and multiorgan dysfunction.

In brief: Cytokines

Untreated bacterial infection can spread to the circulatory system and produce by products called cytokines which can result in circulatory collapse very low blood pressure and multiorgan dysfunction.
Dr. Martin Linder
Dr. Martin Linder
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Dr. Jennifer Letourneau
Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Bad infection

Septic shock is a syndrome of low blood pressure, leaking blood vessels, and abnormal organ function due to infection.
Early diagnosis and treatment including intravenous fluids, antibiotics, and other medications are essential to survival and decreasing complications of critical illness.

In brief: Bad infection

Septic shock is a syndrome of low blood pressure, leaking blood vessels, and abnormal organ function due to infection.
Early diagnosis and treatment including intravenous fluids, antibiotics, and other medications are essential to survival and decreasing complications of critical illness.
Dr. Jennifer Letourneau
Dr. Jennifer Letourneau
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