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    Sepsis (Septicaemia) Conditions

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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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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).

    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.

    Tennis Elbow Conditions

    Damage to the tendon around your elbow (this is very rare). Shock wave therapy Shock wave therapy using high-energy sound waves is sometimes used to treat tennis elbow.

    Dealing with an Allergic Reaction Conditions

    Signs of shock. What you need to do If you notice these symptoms and you think someone is having an allergic reaction then you need to get emergency help to get them to hospital...

    Heel and Foot Pain (Plantar Fasciitis) Conditions

    Extracorporeal shock-wave therapy In extracorporeal shock-wave therapy, a machine is used to deliver high-energy sound waves through your skin to the painful area on your foot.

    Summary Causes Symptoms Treatment

    Tendinopathy and Tenosynovitis Conditions

    These include: Shock-wave therapy . This uses high-energy sound waves to treat the condition. A special device allows the shock waves to be passed through your skin to the affected are...

    Summary Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Treatment Outlook & Prevention

    Spinal Disc Problems (including Red Flag Signs) Conditions

    This keeps the vertebrae separated and acts as a shock absorber. As we get older the spinal discs gradually become damaged and this can cause problems such as back pain.

    Shin Splints (Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome) Conditions

    Rest is the most important treatment. Shock-absorbent insoles in your training shoes, graduated running programmes and regularly replacing your training footwear may help in prevention.

    Kidney Stones Conditions

    There are various treatment options which include the following: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) uses high-energy shock waves which are focused on to the stones ...

    Summary Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Treatment

    Salivary Gland Stones (Salivary Calculi) Conditions

    It may still be needed if therapeutic sialendoscopy is not an available option, or if it fails. Shock wave treatment (lithotripsy) may be an option. This uses ultrasound waves to break u...

    Diaphragms and Caps Conditions

    If you have ever had toxic shock syndrome. If you have HIV or AIDS (or are at high risk of HIV infection). This is because diaphragms and caps should be used with spermicide and this sho...

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