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1

Sepsis 6 bundle in 1 hour

Oxygen, Fluid Resus, Blood Culture, Stat IV. Antibiotics, Lactate, Monitor Urine Output

2

Colonisation

the presence of a microbe in the human body without an inflammatory response

3

Infection

inflammation due to a microbe

4

Bacteraemia

the presence of a viable bacteria in the blood

5

Sepsis

the dysregulated host response to infection

6

Septic shock

Septic shock is a subset of sepsis with circulatory and cellular/metabolic dysfunction associated with a higher risk of mortality - cannot occur before resuscitation

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Septic shock can be diagnosed before resuscitation - True/False

False - septic shock is when a patient does not respond to resuscitation normally