Septic shock is a serious medical condition that occurs when sepsis, which is
organ injury or damage in response to infection, leads to dangerously low blood
Jul 11, 2016 ... Septic shock is a complication of an infection. It can cause inflammation and
could become life-threatening.
Jan 15, 2016 ... Many doctors view sepsis as a three-stage syndrome, starting with sepsis and
progressing through severe sepsis to septic shock. The goal is to ...
Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Septic shock.
Septic shock is a life-threatening condition that happens when your blood
pressure drops to a dangerously low level after an infection.
Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment of Bacteremia, Sepsis,
and Septic Shock from the Home Version of the Merck Manuals.
May 17, 2016 ... Septic shock occurs in a subset of patients with sepsis and comprises of an
underlying circulatory and cellular/metabolic abnormality that is ...
Jan 15, 2016 ... This condition is termed "shock" and is sometimes referred to as septic shock
when an infection is the cause of shock to distinguish it from ...
Jul 5, 2016 ... Septic shock is a serious and potentially fatal condition. It occurs when an
overwhelming infection leads to life-threatening low blood pressure.
Jan 21, 2015 ... In the worst cases, infection leads to a life-threatening drop in blood pressure,
called septic shock. This can quickly lead to the failure of several ...