How is hemodynamic support accomplished in septic shock?

Updated: Oct 07, 2020
  • Author: Andre Kalil, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael R Pinsky, MD, CM, Dr(HC), FCCP, FAPS, MCCM  more...
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Hemodynamic support in septic shock is provided by restoring the adequate circulating blood volume, and, if necessary, optimizing perfusion pressure and cardiac function with vasoactive and inotropic support to improve tissue oxygenation.


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