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1
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What is the definition of sepsis?

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Lifethreatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated immune response to infection

2
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What are some complications of sepsis?

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Cognitive impairment

Mental health problems

3
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What is the mortality rate post-sepsis?

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20% within 2 years

4
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What condition do 50% of sepsis survivors develop?

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Post-sepsis syndrome

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