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Introduction: Sepsis

Description of Sepsis

Sepsis (medical condition): The presence of pathological micro-organisms in...more »

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Sepsis: the presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues.
Source: WordNet 2.1

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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Sepsis: Related Topics

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Sepsis as a Disease

Sepsis (medical condition): See Sepsis (disease information).
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Sepsis: Related Diseases

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Sepsis as a Symptom

Sepsis (symptom): The presence of microorganisms in the blood circulation...more »

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Sepsis: Related Disease Topics

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Sepsis

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Sepsis

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Sepsis

The following list attempts to classify Sepsis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • infection
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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