Intro Septic Shock – Pathophysiology

Sepsis Sepsis is a serious bodywide response to bacteremia or another infection. Septic shock is life-threatening low blood pressure (shock) due to sepsis. Usually, sepsis results from certain bacterial infections, often acquired in a hospital. Having certain conditions, such as a weakened immune system, certain chronic disorders, an artificial joint or heart valve, and certain heart valve abnormalities, increases the […]

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