Low systolic blood pressure can be a sign of sepsis
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Low systolic blood pressure can be a sign of sepsis

Ruth Sander Independent consultant in care of the older person

Sepsis is a major cause of mortality in the UK, and takes more lives than breast and bowel cancer combined. Sometimes known as septicaemia or blood poisoning, sepsis can affect several organs with no blood poisoning.

Nursing Older People. 29, 8,11-11. doi: 10.7748/nop.29.8.11.s11

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