Daily Archives: 04/01/2020

Septic shock

  Clinical Review & Education SpecialCommunication | CARINGFORTHECRITICALLYILLPATIENT The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3) Mervyn Singer, MD, FRCP; Clifford S. Deutschman, MD, MS; Christopher Warren Seymour, MD, MSc; Manu Shankar-Hari, MSc, MD, FFICM; Djillali Annane, MD, PhD; Michael Bauer, MD; Rinaldo Bellomo, MD; Gordon R. Bernard, MD; Jean-Daniel Chiche, […]

Important Clinical Tips*

* 1. Recurrent rigors are most likely to be caused by bacterial infections. 2. Severe muscle pain may be a symptom of sepsis, even in the absence of fever. 3. Fever in the elderly is rarely caused by a viral illness. 4. Sepsis in the elderly may not present with a fever. “The older the […]