Treatment of impaired perfusion in septic shock.

  title={Treatment of impaired perfusion in septic shock.},
  author={Esko Ruokonen and Ilkka Parviainen and Ari V Uusaro},
  journal={Annals of medicine},
  volume={34 7-8},
Severe sepsis and septic shock are relatively common problems in intensive care. The mortality in septic shock is still high, and the main causes of death are multiple organ failure and refractory hypotension. Impaired tissue perfusion due to hypovolemia, disturbed vasoregulation and myocardial dysfunction contribute to the multiple organ dysfunction. Treatment of hemodynamics in septic shock consists of appropriate fluid therapy guided by invasive monitoring combined with vasoactive drugs… CONTINUE READING


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