Multi-organ dysfunction syndrome
Intravenous (IV) fluid resuscitation
Supplemental oxygen and airway management
Vasopressor therapy with dopmaine
Altered mental status
All of the above
Begin with a broad-spectrum antibiotic until the causative organism and its antibiotic susceptibilities are identified.
Failure to promptly initiate appropriate antibiotic therapy has adverse consequences on outcome.
Gram positive organisms account for most cases of septic shock
Antibiotics should be started after the appropriate cultures have been obtained.
Acute myocardial infarction
20ml/kg of crystalloid fluid
20ml/kg of colloid fluid
40ml/kg of crystalloid fluid
40ml/kg of colloid fluid