Sepsis and SIRS

Definitions Before discussing SIRS along with the various sepsis syndromes, it is important to understand some basic definitions. Infection: This is the inflammatory response initiated by the presence of a micro-organisms in normally sterile...

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Septic Arthritis

Septic Arthritis Commonly caused by staphylococcus Nearly always bacterial, but in rare cases can be viral or fungal Any joint that is hot, red and tender is a septic joint until proven otherwise! You...

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