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Chapter 1-4. Sepsis Handbook


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A substantial portion of septic patients do not have underlying disease bearing on their life expectancy?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The initial management of a serious infection must proceed in a timely and systematic way. It is recommended that within the first hour blood samples should be taken?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Pneumonia is one of the most common sources of serious infection. Two classifications of Pneumonia that are identified as "serious", they are community acquired and ventilator associated? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Blood cultures remain the cornerstone of microbiological documentation of sepsis?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    SIRS stands for Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Sepsis is defined as (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Deleterious host response to infection which is generally attributed to an uncontrolled and excessive, cytokine-mediated, host inflammatory response.

    • B. 

      The body's systemic response to infection.

    • C. 

      Presence of infection plus other sign and symptoms.

    • D. 

      A and B only

  • 7. 
    Diagnosis of infection includes: (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Identifying that source

    • B. 

      Identifying the existence

    • C. 

      Uncovering the Microorganism

    • D. 

      Severity assessment

  • 8. 
    Identify the most common sources of serious infections (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      UTI

    • B. 

      Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Common Cold

    • D. 

      Acute Meningitis

    • E. 

      Acute abdominal pain

  • 9. 
    Drawbacks of blood cultures are (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Specificity

    • B. 

      Sensitivity

    • C. 

      Slow growing organisms

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    About one half of infections associated with sepsis in ICU patient are community acquired and one forth is associated with the hospital.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    ----------------------- is the hallmark of severe sepsis and account for most of the morbidity of the syndrome?
    • A. 

      Organ Dysfunction

    • B. 

      Low heart Rate

    • C. 

      Cardiovascular Disease

    • D. 

      Pneumonia

  • 12. 
    The difference between sepsis and an infection is that Sepsis is a microbiological event inducing some host response while an infection comes from the host response to a microbiological event?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    35-40% of these patients are affected by sepsis during their stay
    • A. 

      ED

    • B. 

      ICU

    • C. 

      Cardiovascular

    • D. 

      OBGYN

  • 14. 
    What is the SIRS Criteria. Check all that apply
    • A. 

      Edema

    • B. 

      Temperature >100.4 degrees Fahrenheit < 96.8 degrees Fahrenheit

    • C. 

      Blood Glucose > 150 mb/ml in absence of diabeties

    • D. 

      Diabeties > 120

    • E. 

      HR - > 90bmp

    • F. 

      Respirtory rate > 20 breaths/min

    • G. 

      PaCO2 < 32 mm Hg

    • H. 

      WBC . >12,000/mm3 or > 10% immature bands

    • I. 

      New Onset of Confusion

    • J. 

      Rash form on skin 20% visable

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