Anesthesia for Patients with Concomitant Sepsis and Cardiac Dysfunction.

  title={Anesthesia for Patients with Concomitant Sepsis and Cardiac Dysfunction.},
  author={Abed Abubaih and Charles Weissman},
  journal={Anesthesiology clinics},
  volume={34 4},
Anesthesiologists faced with a patient with sepsis and concurrent cardiac dysfunction must be cognizant of the patient's cardiac status and cause of the cardiac problem to appropriately adapt physiologic and metabolic monitoring and anesthetic management. Anesthesia in such patients is challenging because the interaction of sepsis and cardiac dysfunction greatly complicates management. Intraoperative anesthesia management requires careful induction and maintenance of anesthesia; optimizing… CONTINUE READING