Sepsis and Septic Shock. The human body is resilient…. Undergoes many insults daily Survives most One insult is microbial If overwhelming, infection occurs Unchecked, damage occurs at the cellular level Transmits to organ level If damage progresses, shock occurs. What is “shock?”.
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at the cellular level
causing cellular dysfunction and death
with or without clinical sepsis
prolonged (>1 hr) hypotension
IL- Interleukins; TNF-tumor necrosis factor; PAF-platelet-activating factor; MDF/S-myocardial depressant substance
(which initiates cell lysis)
decreased myocardial contractility
and urine production
Simultaneous clotting and bleeding
volume if given
glucose and glycogen stores are
On Med-Surg unit, monitor patient for: