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Severe Sepsis in Older Adults

Severe sepsis may be underrecognized in older adults.

Therefore, the purpose of this article is to review special considerations related to early detection of severe sepsis in older adults.

Normal organ changes attributed to aging may delay early detection of sepsis at the time when interventions have the greatest potential to improve patient outcomes.

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Critical Care Nursing Quarterly
September 2015, Volume :38 Number 3, page 259- 270 

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