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noun as in blood poisoning


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Former president Bill Clinton was discharged from the hospital Sunday, his medical team confirmed, five days after he was admitted for an infection of the bloodstream, a condition known as sepsis.

Clinton was diagnosed with a urological infection that morphed into an infection of the bloodstream, a condition known as sepsis, according to a Clinton aide who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the former president’s medical status.

Up to this point, my mom had endured dozens of complications, including brain surgeries, infections, regressions, sepsis.

The document does not reference her infected bedsore, which went to the bone, or the signs of sepsis that were noted in her medical records the day before she died.

Though attending physicians are typically in charge of evaluating patients and making sepsis diagnoses, they don’t have time to continuously monitor another app on top of their existing duties in the emergency department.

He went on to suggest that patients with gonorrhea can develop sepsis and die within a few days.

You have a festering wound in 90 degrees that, if it goes untreated, can lead to sepsis, and death.

Increasing experience proves that gloves are most valuable in securing freedom from sepsis.

The greatest danger is hmorrhage, and the other is sepsis when the placenta has been left to slough.

The chief risks of the operation are sepsis, cancer-infection, and injury to the ureters.

In opening an abscess, the most stringent precautions against sepsis should be observed.

It has already been pointed out that the great danger in intra-ocular operations is sepsis.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sepsis, such as: pyemia, septicemia, septic infection, septicopyemia, septic poisoning, and toxaemia.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.