refractory septic shock

refractory septic shock

Septic shock lasting > 1 hr, that does not respond to fluid resuscitation–IV therapy or pharmacologic–pressors. See Septic shock.
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These benefits accrue only with low-dose corticosteroids administered for at least 5 days, and only in the sizable patient subsets having adrenal insufficiency or refractory septic shock, said Dr.
However, [ILLEGIBLE TEXT] deteriorated rapidly, and he died of refractory septic shock 6 days after [ILLEGIBLE TEXT]
They'll find the most recent results and the metaanalysis more convincing evidence for low-dose steroid therapy in patients with acidosis and refractory septic shock.