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Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Treatment

by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP
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    The lecture Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Treatment by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP is from the course Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock. It contains the following chapters:

    • Management
    • Fluid Resusciation

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    1. Administration of antibiotics should be done once the pathogen has been identified
    2. Broad spectrum antibiotics should be used initially
    3. The kind of antibiotic must be tailored to local microbial resistance patterns
    4. Antibiotics are always used in cases of sepsis
    5. Antibiotic use must be tailored to the most likely pathogen
    1. 30 cc/kg
    2. 25 cc/kg
    3. 20 cc/kg
    4. 15 cc/kg
    5. 10 cc/kg
    1. Norepinephrine
    2. Epinephrine
    3. Dobutamine
    4. Dopamine
    5. Phenylephrine
    1. > 2.5 cm
    2. > 2.5 mm
    3. 2.5 cm
    4. 2.5 mm
    5. 25 mm
    1. Initiate vasopressors immediately when hypotension is noted
    2. Lactate levels should be checked within an hour of the arrival of the patient
    3. Samples for blood culture must be acquired within an hour of the arrival of the patient
    4. Initiate broad-spectrum antibiotics for all patients with possible sepsis
    5. Fluid resuscitation must be at least 30 cc/kg of IV fluid

    Author of lecture Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Treatment

     Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

    Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP


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    By Sidney F. on 18. May 2018 for Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Treatment

    I don't need Lecturio. I only need Dr Jung's brain to thrive on the test.