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Infectious Disease - Sepsis

Sepsis Assessment
Signs and Symptoms
Systemic Infectious Process
Change in LOC
Increased WBC
Shift to the Left
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2 mins
Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Assessment
Decreased Oxygen Saturation
Decreased WBC
High Output Heart Failure
Multiple Organ Failure
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2 mins
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) Criteria
Must have 2 or more of the following:
Temperature < 36C or > 38C
Pulse > 90 beats per minute
Respirations > 20/min or PCO2 < 32
WBC < 4,000 or > 12,000 or 10% bands
Subset of Cytokine Storm and Related to Sepsis
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2 mins

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