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Septic Shock Case Study: Acute Management of the Morbidly Obese Patient

Morbidly obese patients have unique needs in the emergency department and ICU. When that patient has septic shock, special considerations are required to ensure that the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines are implemented in a timely and effective manner.  Learn how to ensure that you and your team adjust your thinking and actions appropriately to ensure such patients get the best care. Tiffany Osborn, MD, MPH, presents a case study in which she offers insight into best practices for treating the morbidly obese patient with septic shock.

Author(s):
Tiffany Osborn

Categories: Sepsis, Surviving Sepsis Campaign,
Content Type: Presentations,