Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN)

Date of Award

8-2019

Document Type

Project

Course Number

NURS 6810

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Professor’s Name

Dr. John D. Chovan, PhD, DNP, RN, APRN-CNP, APRN-CNS

Keywords

sepsis, sepsis pathophysiology, Surviving Sepsis Campaign, septic shock

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing

Abstract

Sepsis occurs when an infection overwhelms the body and can lead to systemic organ dysfunction and death. The pathophysiology of sepsis is complex; disruption of the immune system causes unbalanced inflammatory and coagulation responses. Mortality rates of sepsis remain high, but continued research in the area of sepsis pathophysiology will likely lead to improved treatment modalities and better patient outcomes.

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