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If there is any suspected SIRS (Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome) or Sepsis, the following lab tests should be collected ASAP:  ABG CBC, Complete Metabolic Blood Panel (CMP), Coagluation studies Chest xray, Cardiac enzymes Cultures of bowel, urine, sputum, or any other fluids Lactate levels Urine analysis EKG

If there is any suspected SIRS (Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome) or Sepsis, the following lab tests should be collected ASAP: ABG CBC, Complete Metabolic Blood Panel (CMP), Coagluation studies Chest xray, Cardiac enzymes Cultures of bowel, urine, sputum, or any other fluids Lactate levels Urine analysis EKG

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The CDC has this mnemonic for suspecting sepsis, if a person complains of the following symptoms:

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The CDC has this mnemonic for suspecting sepsis, if a person complains of the following symptoms:

Comparison of different types of shock – Hypovolemic, Cardiogenic, Neurogenic, Anaphylactic and Septic. Help a Fellow Nurse! Share This Cheatsheet with Someone Who Also Could Use Help

Abdominal Pain Grid! A need to know guide! | fabulous-of-looksfabulous-of-looks

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Sepsis and Septic Shock: Nursing Care Management Study Guide

Sepsis and Septic Shock