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What is “sepsis,” and why is it dangerous?

What is “sepsis,” and why is it dangerous?

Mary Zeigler, MS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Sepsis is when an infection invades your entire body via the blood stream.  It can cause organ death, again, shock when a person can’t sustain blood pressure, and then, finally death.  It’s a very, very dangerous, serious complication of a pres... Show More

Sepsis is when an infection invades your entire body via the blood stream.  It can cause organ death, again, shock when a person can’t sustain blood pressure, and then, finally death.  It’s a very, very dangerous, serious complication of a pressure sore.

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What is “sepsis,” and why is it dangerous?

Mary Zeigler, MS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Sepsis is when an infection invades your entire body via the blood stream.  It can cause organ death, again, shock when a person can’t sustain blood pressure, and then, finally death.  It’s a very, very dangerous, serious complication of a pressure sore.

What is “sepsis,” and why is it dangerous?
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