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What is the definition of sepsis?

Lifethreatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated immune response to infection

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What are some complications of sepsis?

Cognitive impairment

Mental health problems

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What is the mortality rate post-sepsis?

20% within 2 years

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What condition do 50% of sepsis survivors develop?

Post-sepsis syndrome

look it up

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