Sepsis and Septic Shock

by Bonner Law | Sep 07, 2023 | Medical Issues/Negligence

Sepsis is serious medical emergency in which the body has an extreme and life-threatening reaction to an infection. Typically, when there is an infection in the body, the immune system will work to fight the infection. Sepsis occurs when this infection-fighting process turns on the body. The immune system stops fighting the infection, and starts damaging the body’s tissues and organs. This leads to an abnormal chain reaction in the clotting system which can cause blood clots to form in the blood vessels and can reduce blood flow to different organs. Sepsis causes a widespread inflammation throughout the body, and...

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