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Septicemia or sepsis (blood poisoning)

Older adults are at risk of developing septicemia from bacterial infections and dying from it.

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  • Sepsis - This online publication links to accurate and up-to-date resources on sepsis, including overviews of sepsis, latest news, organizations, and information for specific populations.
  • Sepsis (Copyright © The Cleveland Clinic Foundation) - This publication explains what causes sepsis, who is at risk, what the symptoms are, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated.
  • Septicemia - This publication provides information on the causes, risk factors, signs, and symptoms of septicemia. It also explains how it is diagnosed and treated.
  • Surviving Sepsis Campaign (Copyright © Society of Critical Care Medicine) - This website is part of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign sponsored by the Society of Critical Care Medicine. It provides detailed information on what sepsis is, who is at risk, how the disease develops, and how it is treated.

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Content last updated: August 12, 2010.

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