Which medical treatments are used in the treatment of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) in sepsis?

Updated: Jan 27, 2020
  • Author: Ali H Al-Khafaji, MD, MPH, FACP, FCCP, FCCM; Chief Editor: Michael R Pinsky, MD, CM, Dr(HC), FCCP, FAPS, MCCM  more...
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The proven medical treatments for septic shock are restoration of intravascular volume and broad-spectrum empiric antibiotic coverage. All other medical therapies, though theoretically attractive, have not been shown to reduce morbidity or mortality.


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