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Septic Shock

From Mediwikis

Signs

  • Pyrexia and rigors, or hypothermia
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Vasodilatation, warm peripheries
  • Bounding pulses
  • Rapid capillary refill
  • Hypotension
  • Occasionally signs of cutaneous vasocontriction
  • Other
    • Jaundice
    • Bleeding due to coagulopathy (e.g. - from vascular puncture site, GI tract & surgical wounds)
    • Rash & meningism