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1

 What happens to incidence of sepsis with age

After age 65 the incidence of sepsis goes way high

2

A, the population of baby boomers is so large

3

Does sepsis involve bacteremia or hypotension

No

4

What is the diagnosis criteria for SIRS

If you have 2 or more SIRS criteria you have SIRS

1. Temp more than 38 or less than 36

2. HR more than 90 beats per minute

3. RR more than 20/min

4. WBCs more than 12000 per micriliters or more than 10% of bandenemia

5

What is the difference between Sepsis and severe sepsis

Organ dysfunction

6

Organs that are the hallmart of severe sepsis

1. Brain, he said if they cant remember their address

2. Hypotensions, MAP less than 70, SBP less than 90

 

7

What do you do when a patient presents with sepsis

8

What should you do when the patient goes hypotensive

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B, since they are not in septic shock yet, there is no need for IV fluids, antibiotics is most important