Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Sepsis Treatment

Treatment for sepsis is emergent and often includes intravenous fluids, cardiac monitoring, oxygen therapy, antibiotics, medications to support blood pressure, and surgery to remove infected tissue.

Treatment for sepsis may include:

Sepsis Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat sepsis:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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