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2,174 Possible Causes for Septic Shock

  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    The platelet count and serum albumin level in the septic shock group were significantly lower than in the non-septic shock group (p 0.002 and p 0.003, respectively).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Key Words: acute pyelonephritis ; computed tomography ; septic shock[kjccm.org] C-reactive protein (CRP) compared to patients who did not exhibit septic shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    C. trachomatis should be considered in the workup of septic shock, particularly in populations at high risk for sexually transmitted infections.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If diagnosis and treatment are not performed in a timely manner, PID may cause sepsis, septic shock, and even death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A tubo-ovarian abscess is dangerous as it can rupture leading to septic shock. Any patient with this should be admitted to the hospital.[sharinginhealth.ca]

  • Septicemia

    The VASST study was a randomized trial of vasopressin versus norepinephrine in septic shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Summary Early administration of norepinephrine is beneficial for septic shock patients to restore organ perfusion.[doi.org] Multiple definitions for septic shock are currently in use.[dx.doi.org]

  • Gram-Negative Septicaemia

    Septic shock (also known as gram-negative sepsis or endotoxic shock) is fast becoming a major health care problem among hospitalized patients.[www2.hawaii.edu] Unchecked the cytokine cascades unleashed by blood borne LPS leads to clinical manifestations of severe sepsis and septic shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Septic shock is a severe and systemic infection. This means that it affects the entire body.[healthline.com]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Compared with the remaining patients, patients with septic shock required mechanical ventilation more frequently (37% vs 4%; p Conclusions: Septic shock is a frequent complication[thorax.bmj.com] Adjusted analysis showed a greater likelihood of septic shock during in-hospital course among patients with pneumococcal bacteremia (OR, 2.1; 95% CI, 1.2-3.5; P 0.006).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Septic shock is one of the most important factors influencing prognosis of patients with pneumococcal pneumonia.[erj.ersjournals.com]

  • Sepsis

    Multiple definitions for septic shock are currently in use.[doi.org] Box 4. qSOFA (Quick SOFA) Criteria Respiratory rate 22/min Altered mentation Systolic blood pressure 100 mm Hg Definition of Septic Shock Septic shock is defined as a subset[doi.org] The 2001 task force definitions described septic shock as “a state of acute circulatory failure.” 10 The task force favored a broader view to differentiate septic shock from[doi.org]

  • Ascending Cholangitis

    shock and altered mental status can also be seen hyperbilirubinemia/ leucocytosis can lead to hepatic abscess which has high mortality hope this helps[usmleforum.com] A 79 year old man with a history of quadriplegia presented to an outside hospital in septic shock.[swjpcc.com] We seen patients jaundiced with common duct stones quite frequently in surgical practice but it's quite rare for a patient to progress so quickly to septic shock.[buckeyesurgeon.com]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    After the initial success of therapy and a symptom-free period, she developed pneumonia with septic shock and adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bacteria can travel from the lung into the blood stream (bacteremia) and can result in serious illness such as sepsis and eventually septic shock, in which there is low blood[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

    Resolution of SBP was associated with 'response at 48 h' and septic shock, latter being main pre-terminal event.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In-hospital mortality was 38.9%, and the main causes of death were septic shock and acute-on-chronic liver failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Peritonitis

    Two patients (0.9 per cent) had postoperative septic shock but survived. CONCLUSION: Laparoscopy is feasible and safe in cases of peritonitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] shock.[uspharmacist.com] Source control in the management of severe sepsis and septic shock: an evidence-based review. Crit Care Med . 2004;32(suppl):S513-S526. 5. Friswell A.[uspharmacist.com]

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