1: Sepsis Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.
With sepsis, patients typically have fever, tachycardia, diaphoresis, and tachypnea; blood pressure remains normal. Other signs of the causative infection may be present. As sepsis worsens or septic shock develops, an early sign, particularly in older people or the very young, may be confusion or decreased alertness.
Neurotoxicity is the major consequence of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. An acute encephalopathy can be followed by a variety of neurologic impairments, including cerebral palsy Cerebral Palsy (CP) Syndromes Cerebral palsy refers to nonprogressive syndromes characterized by impaired voluntary movement or posture and resulting from prenatal developmental malformations or perinatal or postnatal ...
Clinical Practice Parameters for Hemodynamic Support of Pediatric and Neonatal Septic Shock: 2017 Update from the American College of Critical Care Medicine ; Sepsis References; Nutrition References; Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2017
Puerperal sepsis was defined as infection of the genital tract occurring at any time between the onset of rupture of membranes or labour, and the 42nd day postpartum in which two or more of the following symptoms and signs may be present-fever (temperature of 38°C or more) with chills and general malaise, lower abdominal pain,