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Septic pulmonary embolism caused by a Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess: clinical characteristics, imaging findings, and clinical courses

DW Chou, SL Wu, KM Chung, SC Han
2015 Clinics  
Septic pulmonary embolism caused by a K. pneumoniae liver abscess combined with the metastatic infection of other vital organs confers a poor prognosis.  ...  Two (14%) patients died of septic shock; one patient had metastatic meningitis, and the other had metastatic pericarditis.  ...  Among the nine patients who required ICU care, seven patients recovered without septic metastasis to other vital organs, and two patients died from septic metastasis to other vital organs; one of the patients  ... 
doi:10.6061/clinics/2015(06)03 pmid:26106957 pmcid:PMC4462570 fatcat:n2r7nwbvlfgutdah6sgjdoq4xi

Septic Shock with Multi Organ Failure Due to Fluoroquinolones Resistant Campylobacter Jejuni

Filippo Mearelli, Chiara Casarsa, Andrea Breglia, Gianni Biolo
2017 The American journal of case reports  
At 48 hours after admission, the patient was able to maintain stable vital signs; a total body computed topography (CT) was performed to rule out ongoing hemorrhages, pneumonia, choledocholithiasis, and  ...  Conclusions The presented case of septic shock caused by fluoroquinoloneresistant Campylobacter jejuni on one hand was treated with an inappropriate antibacterial therapy and on the other hand was treated  ... 
doi:10.12659/ajcr.904337 fatcat:ytzzw6khi5hmrbzynk6kfethwa

Septic Shock with Multi Organ Failure Due to Fluoroquinolones Resistant Campylobacter Jejuni

Filippo Mearelli, Chiara Casarsa, Andrea Breglia, Gianni Biolo
2017 The American journal of case reports  
CASE REPORT We report a case of a man with septic shock due to fluoroquinolones resistant Campylobacter jejuni.  ...  CONCLUSIONS This manuscript emphasizes the potential lethality of fluorquinolones resistant Campylobacter jejuni bacteremia.  ...  At 48 hours after admission, the patient was able to maintain stable vital signs; a total body computed topography (CT) was performed to rule out ongoing hemorrhages, pneumonia, choledocholithiasis, and  ... 
pmid:28883389 pmcid:PMC5602189 fatcat:a5sctcatergkndkrp2ozslr4b4

Alteration in Plasma Endotoxin Level Measured by Endotoxin Scattering Photometry Method in Two Patients with Septic Shock

Tomoharu Shimizu, Toru Obata, Hiromichi Sonoda, Hiroya Akabori, Tohru Miyake, Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi, Tsuyoshi Mori, Shigeyuki Naka, Satoshi Murata, Tohru Tani
2013 Nihon Gekakei Rengo Gakkaishi (Journal of Japanese College of Surgeons)  
The patient presented with septic shock after Hartmann's procedure.  ...  Further study needed to clarify the diagnostic significance of ESP method. Key Words: septic shock, LPS, endotoxin scattering photometry(ESP)  ...  Conflict of Interest Statement This study was supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 23591863.  ... 
doi:10.4030/jjcs.38.75 fatcat:bdqc3dwsjbhq5lm22xrsmjbxvq

Big data to the rescue of systemic inflammatory response syndrome: is electronic data mining the way of the future?

Utsav Nandi, Michael A. Puskarich, Alan E. Jones
2016 Annals of Translational Medicine  
The Third International Consensus Definition for Sepsis and Septic Shock suggests reducing emphasis on SIRS and focusing instead on endorgan dysfunction to identify and prognosticate the outcomes of sepsis  ...  One limitation that the studies of the SIRS criteria have nearly universally suffered from is their reliance on a set of data points from a single point in time.  ...  Footnote Conflicts of Interest: The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.  ... 
doi:10.21037/atm.2016.11.55 pmid:28090521 pmcid:PMC5220040 fatcat:uhfhgrteordkfbmju7o5ast4au

Clinical review: A review and analysis of heart rate variability and the diagnosis and prognosis of infection

Saif Ahmad, Anjali Tejuja, Kimberley D Newman, Ryan Zarychanski, Andrew JE Seely
2009 Critical Care  
Providing an integrative measure of an altered host response, the patterns and character of heart rate fluctuations measured over intervals-in-time may be analysed with a panel of mathematical techniques  ...  In this review and analysis, we evaluate the use of HRV monitoring to provide early diagnosis of infection, document the prognostic implications of altered HRV in infection, identify current limitations  ...  Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI), Ontario Centers of Excellence (OCE), Ottawa Technology  ... 
doi:10.1186/cc8132 pmid:20017889 pmcid:PMC2811891 fatcat:odj5mygu6bempkobthfimghjyu

Splenic Infarction in a Man with Active Drug Use

Fadi Al Akhrass
2017 MOJ Clinical & Medical Case Reports  
Splenic infarction is a common finding in patients of infective endocarditis due to septic emboli of the spleen.  ...  Herein, we report a case of splenic infarct and infective endocarditis caused by Streptococcus constellatus cured by antibiotic treatment and valve replacement without the aid of splenic intervention.  ...  Patient had no signs of ARDS, sepsis, septic shock or toxic shock syndrome.  ... 
doi:10.15406/mojcr.2017.06.00181 fatcat:4pgkpc2rovdl7pdzpincd6cq2i

Intensive care medicine--a review

J. Wendon, J. Coltart
1989 Postgraduate medical journal  
'Septic shock', so called, is the commonest form of shock seen in hospitalized patients, and is the type of shock most studied in terms of pathogenetic mechanisms.  ...  In its final stages, shock, regardless of its primary pathogenesis, results in a picture of diffuse end-organ damage, coagulopathy, metabolic acidosis and hypotension.  ...  In septic shock many of the above parameters may be abnormal and methods of improving arterial oxygenation may be required, with the aid of physiotherapy, increased oxygen tension, continuous positive  ... 
doi:10.1136/pgmj.65.770.875 pmid:2694144 pmcid:PMC2429562 fatcat:4rax2nk325eb7l2nzj7jxinmtu

A Case Study of Puerperal Group A Streptococcal Infection Complicated by Toxic Shock Syndrome

Robert J. Olp, Ingrid A. Chamales, Stacey S. Schmiedecke
2020 American Journal of Perinatology Reports  
The patient's clinical status rapidly decompensated to septic shock requiring transfer to the intensive care unit.  ...  She required additional orthopaedic procedures including an arthroscopy with washout for contralateral septic arthritis and myositis before her discharge on hospital day 19.  ...  Her initial vital signs included a temperature (T) of 97.5°F (36.4°C), heart rate (HR) of 68 beats per minute (bpm), respiratory rate (RR) of 18, and blood pressure (BP) of 107/69.  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0039-1697648 pmid:31993244 pmcid:PMC6984955 fatcat:ogqv5qfw5rhcdd5btjwze4x3ky


Colette Mary Spencer
2016 Zenodo  
Comparison data of patients over six months (March – August) on the same medical oncology units with an ICD of sepsis, but a year earlier (pre-NEWS, 2014), were used to calculate a proxy NEWS value.  ...  The post-NEWS group averaged 10 years younger than the comparison group (p < .01), had fewer patients suffering from hypertension or Type II diabetes mellitus (though more had chronic obstructive iv pulmonary  ...  The 2014 pre-NEWS group were selected by ICD-9 codes for sepsis and assigned a computer programmed "calculated sepsis score" based on the vital sign entry for that septic occurrence.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4445435 fatcat:l7t7czpam5fudkpnry6l4u53bu

Spontaneous Rupture of Pyometra in a Nonpregnant Young Woman

Parvin Mostafa-Gharabaghi, Shima Bordbar, Shabnam Vazifekhah, Mohammad Naghavi-Behzad
2017 Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology  
There was a longitudinal rupture from fundus up to cervix at the left side of the uterus. Tearing was in full thickness from serosa to endometrium.  ...  Scar of previous cesarean was transvers and not associated with this tearing. There was not any myomectomy scar.  ...  After three days, she discharged from hospital with stable vital sign and good status.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2017/4572379 pmid:28299219 pmcid:PMC5337346 fatcat:avukij4zfrexpixjjps5uu3tse

Simplified Prediction Rule for Prognosis of Patients With Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia in ICUs

Olivier Leroy, Patrick Devos, Benoit Guery, Hughes Georges, Christian Vandenbussche, Cécile Coffinier, Didier Thévenin, Gilles Beaucaire
1999 Chest  
5 years, nonaspiration pneumonia, chest radiograph involvement > 1 lobe, acute respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation, and septic shock.  ...  Conclusions: As an aid to clinicians in stratifying the prognosis of patients with severe CAP, the simplified prediction rule used in this study could be useful for therapeutic decisions and appropriate  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT: The authors thank Terence Moran for his collaboration in the writing of this article and Philippe Choisy for his assistance with the statistical analyses.  ... 
doi:10.1378/chest.116.1.157 pmid:10424520 fatcat:sasrtjnapba57cncjfpukwjnyi

Performance Assessment of the Mortality in Emergency Department Sepsis Score, Modified Early Warning Score, Rapid Emergency Medicine Score, and Rapid Acute Physiology Score in Predicting Survival Outcomes of Adult Renal Abscess Patients in the Emergency Department

Su-Han Chang, Chiao-Hsuan Hsieh, Yi-Ming Weng, Ming-Shun Hsieh, Zhong Ning Leonard Goh, Hsien-Yi Chen, Tung Chang, Chip-Jin Ng, Joanna Chen-Yeen Seak, Chen-Ken Seak, Chen-June Seak
2018 BioMed Research International  
Data from 152 adult patients admitted to the EDs of two training and research hospitals who had undergone a contrast-enhanced computed tomography scan of the abdomen and was diagnosed with renal abscess  ...  from January 2011 to December 2015 were analyzed, with the corresponding MEDS, MEWS, REMS, RAPS, and mortality risks calculated.  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest. Authors' Contributions  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/6983568 pmid:30327779 pmcid:PMC6169207 fatcat:c5jhrvz4vfaktina3q54xsluam

Real-Time Predictive Analytics for Sepsis Level and Therapeutic Plans in Intensive Care Medicine

João M. C. Gonçalves, Filipe Portela, Manuel F. Santos, Álvaro Silva, José Machado, António Abelha, Fernando Rua
2014 International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics  
one.  ...  This work aims to support doctor's decision-making on predicting sepsis level and the best treatment for patients with microbiological problems.  ...  values of vital signs In table 6, the minimum and maximum values of vital signs and clinical analysis are shown, Attribute Min Max MAP 0 200 SBP 0 300 TEMP 34 45 HR 0 250 based on sepsis  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijhisi.2014070103 fatcat:fi4y7f7cmjfizijz33fhi6bzya


Babak Alikiaie, Sarah Mousavi, Mohammad Nasri
2019 International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies  
All studied biomarkers were analyzed according to the diagnosis and severity of sepsis and for prognosis (all-cause mortality) at days 1, 3 and 7.  ...  Although, availability of diagnostic assays is variable in Iran, but, it seems that addition of developing decision tools that utilize biomarkers to help aid the rapid diagnosis of sepsis is necessary  ...  The SOFA score is calculated based on the assessment of the lab values and vital signs, with a score of ≥2 in a patient with a suspected infection being suggestive of sepsis.  ... 
doi:10.32553/ijmbs.v3i6.309 fatcat:fhgevg7f7rg5zixl6efgxwlq24
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