Septic shock: a clinical perspective.

Abstract

Septic shock may occur in otherwise normal individuals but is frequently a fatal sequel to infection in the elderly, the diabetic, or the debilitated patient. Mortality rates range from 40 to 95 per cent depending both on host factors and on the speed of initiation of appropriate therapy. The complexities of shock pathophysiology and biochemistry are… (More)

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