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    Sepsis (Septicaemia) Professional

    Septic shock is associated with particularly profound circulatory, cellular and metabolic abnormalities, with a greater risk of mortality than with sepsis alone. , septicaemia septicaemic...

    Sepsis (Septicaemia) Conditions

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    Adult Sepsis Safety Net Child Sepsis Safety Net

    Gas Gangrene Professional

    Patients may also present in septicaemic shock with tachycardia, hypotension, fever, and stupor. Differential diagnosis This includes: Necrotising fasciitis , in the early sta...

    Puerperal Pyrexia Professional

    Severe sepsis with acute organ dysfunction has a mortality rate of 20-40%, rising to around 60% if septicaemic shock develops. [ 9 ] Genital tract infection may lead to abscess formati...

    Dealing with Shock Conditions

    Dealing with Shock, This advice is no substitute for first aid training - find a training course near you . Shock (not to be confused with emotional shock) is a life-thre...

    Febrile Convulsions Professional

    Contra-indications to LP Reduced consciousness (GCS <13 or falling consciousness level). Septicaemic shock (poor perfusion, tachycardia, low blood pressure). Likely invasive m...

    Cardiogenic Shock Professional

    Cardiogenic Shock, History of previous infarction, peripheral vascular disease, cerebrovascular disease and multi-vessel atheroma increases the likelihood of the development of cardiogenic ...

    Toxic Shock Syndrome Professional

    Toxic Shock Syndrome, Synonyms: TSS, streptococcal toxic shock-like syndrome (STSS), 'toxic strep' Definition Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a multisystem i...

    Resuscitation in Hypovolaemic Shock Professional

    Resuscitation in Hypovolaemic Shock, Physiologically, three stages of hypovolaemic shock are recognised [ 5 ] : Compensated shock : baroreceptor reflexes result in in...

    Intussusception in Adults Professional

    Sepsis and septicaemia. Shock (septicaemic or haemorrhagic).

    Plague Professional

    Occasionally they may suppurate. Septicaemic plague - there is usually no evidence of lymph node involvement. The infection spreads into the blood and septic shock ensues.

    Diagnosing the Tropical Traveller Professional

    Pneumonic plague infects the lungs predominantly, and septicaemic plague is self-explanatory. Brucellosis : Is carried in farm animals and their products.

    Tularaemia Professional

    Typhoidal (septicaemic) tularaemia This accounts for 10-15% of tularaemia cases. It is more severe and patients present with fever, chills, myalgia, malaise and weight loss.

    Schistosomiasis Professional

    Co-infection with hepatitis, HIV and malaria can increase the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma and increase the risk of mortality. [ 4 ] Other complications Chronic septicaemic s...

    Melioidosis and Glanders Professional

    However, blood cultures may be negative even in septicaemic patients. Agglutination tests may be positive after 7 to 10 days but interpretation is difficult in endemic areas.

    Osteomyelitis Professional

    Vertebral This usually presents insidiously following an acute septicaemic episode: There may be localised oedema, erythema and tenderness ± associated contiguous vascular in...

    Defibrillation and Cardioversion Professional

    Defibrillation At the end of the 18th century two physiologists, Prévost and Batelli, performed shock experiments on the hearts of dogs. They applied electrical shocks and di...

    Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Professional

    Cardioversion shocks for persisting VT (if pacing pulses fail, low-energy cardioversion shocks are given to terminate VT with the minimum of pain).

    Dealing with Fractures Conditions

    Keep checking the casualty for signs of shock. This does not mean emotional shock, but is a life-threatening condition, often caused by losing blood.

    Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction Professional

    jarisch herxheimer reaction shock

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