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1. What is SIRS?

2. What happens when cytokines (IL-1B, IL-6, TNF-alpha) get into circulation?

3. What specifically (it's in the picture)

1. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome

2. SIRS

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1. What four parameters are used to diagnose SIRS?

2. How many of these parameters must be met for index of suspicion to go up?

1. temp; heart rate; RR; WBC (total, bands)

2. 2 or more

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PIRO system - system of diagnosing SIRVS

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1. SIRS + infection = ?

2. Is sepsis a clinical syndrome manifested by a deleterious host response to an infectious process?

3. What is the process? What is the response?

1. sepsis

2. yes

3. infection; sepsis

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1. What is considered sever sepsis?

1. sepsis with evidence of organ dysfuntion (1 or more)

2. 2/4 SIRS criteria and (just look a t pic)

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1. What is severe sepsis complicated by persistent hypotension refractory to early fluid therapy?

1. septic shock

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1. when bilirubin is raised in cats - is it a sign of sepsis?

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1. yes

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