Health care tips Top Leading Causes of Death Septicemia


Classification : Postoperative septicemia, Bacterial septicemia, Meningococcal septicemia
Symptoms : Fever, lower than average temperature, and vomiting
Causes : Hemodynamic consequences and damage to organs
Prevention : Deep vein thrombosis, stress ulcers and pressure ulcers
Death per Year
(in Millions)
: 0.22
Description: Septicemia is a potentially serious medical situation that is characterize by an entire body inflammatory state and the presence of a recognized or suspected infection. The body may expand this inflammatory response by the immune system to microbes in the blood, urine, lungs, skin, or other tissues.