Sepsis: What You Need to Know About this Emergent Condition
Published March 7, 2017
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    Sepsis is a clinical syndrome that develops as a response to a severe infection in the body.  The resulting inflammation caused by the infection results in various systemic responses such as the dilation of, and increased leakage from your blood vessels. The spread of the infection can causes an increase in heart rate, respiratory rate, infection fighting blood cells, and temperature. In this segment, Robert Alexander Brevetta, DO, explains the importance of urgently seeking care if you suspect you or a loved one might have sepsis.
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