Posts Tagged ‘APACHE scores’

DrotAA in Adults with Septic Shock

Posted by • May 30th, 2012

A 42-year old woman presents to the intensive care unit in septic shock from an untreated urinary tract infection. When her blood pressure does not respond to fluids, the team moves quickly. She’s soon intubated and a central line is placed to administer norepinephrine. Despite early initiation of broad-spectrum antibiotics, her vasopressor requirements continue to escalate. Most… Read More…