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Toxic Shock Syndrome

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  • Condition: Toxic Shock Syndrome Following COVID-19 Infection
  • Journal: American journal of ophthalmology case reports
  • Treatment Used: Corticosteroid Eye Drops
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This article examined the case of a patient with toxic shock syndrome (serious but uncommon bacterial infection) following COVID-19 (a pandemic infection caused by a coronavirus) infection treated with corticosteroid eye drops (used to prevent permanent damage to the eye).
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Severe S. Aureus Infection
  • Journal: Nature microbiology
  • Treatment Used: Bacteriophage Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 13
  • Published —
This study evaluated the safety and tolerability of using a good manufacturing practice-quality preparation of three myoviridae bacteriophages as adjunctive therapy for severe S. aureus infections.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Septic Shock
  • Journal: Critical care (London, England)
  • Treatment Used: Very Early Start of Norepinephrine
  • Number of Patients: 337
  • Published —
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a very early start of norepinephrine in patients with septic shock (condition that occurs when sepsis, a potentially life-threatening condition caused by the body's response to an infection, leads to dangerously low blood pressure).
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  • Condition: Acute Necrotizing Fasciitis Complicated with Multiple Organ Dysfunction
  • Journal: Zhonghua wei zhong bing ji jiu yi xue
  • Treatment Used: Aggressive Incision and Drainage, Antibiotics, and Active Organ Support
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a 50-year-old man with acute necrotizing fasciitis complicated with multiple organ dysfunction treated with surgical debridement and amputation of his right lower extremity, multiple antimicrobials combination therapy, gamma globulin-assisted anti-infection, anti-shock, bedside continuous hemofiltration, and other comprehensive treatment.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Septic Shock
  • Journal: Critical care and resuscitation : journal of the Australasian Academy of Critical Care Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Intravenous Vitamin C
  • Number of Patients: 21
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using intravenous vitamin C to treat patients with septic shock.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Sepsis
  • Journal: Zhonghua wei zhong bing ji jiu yi xue
  • Treatment Used: 1, 3, or 6-Hour Bundle
  • Number of Patients: 93
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcomes of treating patients with sepsis using a 1, 3, or 6-hour bundle.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Patients with Septic Shock
  • Journal: Anesthesiology
  • Treatment Used: Hydrocortisone
  • Number of Patients: 1950
  • Published —
This study determined the effects of hydrocortisone versus placebo in subgroups selected using third international consensus definitions for sepsis and septic shock (Sepsis-3) diagnostic criteria or APROCCHSS inclusion criteria.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: High-Risk Patients With Sepsis, Heart Failure, End-Stage Renal Disease, and Cirrhosis
  • Journal: Chest
  • Treatment Used: Volume of Fluid Resuscitation and Intubation
  • Number of Patients: 208
  • Published —
This study assessed the association between 30 mL/kg crystalloids and intubation in patients with sepsis or septic shock and heart failure, end-stage renal disease, or cirrhosis.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Septic Shock in Cancer Patients
  • Journal: Critical care medicine
  • Treatment Used: Vasopressin vs. Norepinephrine
  • Number of Patients: 250
  • Published —
This study evaluated whether vasopressin could be superior to norepinephrine to improve outcomes in cancer patients with septic shock.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome from Streptococcus Toxic Shock Syndrome while Pregnant
  • Journal: The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research
  • Treatment Used: Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a pregnant patient with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome they developed from a Streptococcus toxic shock syndrome.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Surgical Sepsis and Septic Shock
  • Journal: Current opinion in critical care
  • Treatment Used: Vitamin C
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This review of the literature discusses the supplemental use of vitamin C as an adjunct in the management of sepsis and septic shock.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Chronic Heart Failure with Septic Chock
  • Journal: Zhonghua xin xue guan bing za zhi
  • Treatment Used: Global End-Diastolic Volume Index (GEDI)-Directed Fluid Resuscitation
  • Number of Patients: 41
  • Published —
This study investigated the effect of global end-diastolic volume index (GEDI)-guided fluid resuscitation on the prognosis of patients with chronic heart failure and septic shock.