Postoperative Fever. Tad Kim, M.D. Connie Lee, M.D. Pathophysiology. Fever >38ºC is common after surgery Most early postoperative fever is caused by the inflammatory stimulus of surgery and resolves spontaneously Fever = response to cytokine release
Tad Kim, M.D.
Connie Lee, M.D.
This patient is in septic shock
What is the diagnosis?
What is the plan?