How Does Pneumonia Cause Septic Shock?

Featured Article
Alternative Names

Bacteremic shock; Endotoxic shock; Septicemic shock; Warm shock


Prevention

Prompt treatment of bacterial infectionsis helpful. However, many cases of septic shock cannot be prevented.


References

Vincent J, Septic Shock. In: Fink MP, Abraham E, Vincent J, Kochanek PM, eds. Textbook of Critical Care. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2005: chap 147.

Jones AE, Kline JA. Shock. In: Marx, JA, ed. Rosen's Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice. 6th ed. Philadelphia,...

Read more

More information on "How Does Pneumonia Cause Septic Shock?"

From Our Experts

See more SharePosts »

From Our Sources

More on COPD »

Ask a Question

Get answers from our experts and community members.

Btn_ask_question_med
View all questions (349) >