Sepsis, Self Care (Adult)
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Sepsis is a serious illness that may require intensive care in the hospital. The following information explains what you need to know in order to manage your condition after you are discharged from the hospital.
After being treated for sepsis and discharged from the hospital, you may be at a higher risk for certain problems. These problems may be physical or mental.
Eating and drinking
These symptoms may represent a serious problem that is an emergency. Do not wait to see if the symptoms will go away. Get medical help right away. Call your local emergency services (911 in the U.S.). Do not drive yourself to the hospital.
This information is not intended to replace advice given to you by your health care provider. Make sure you discuss any questions you have with your health care provider.
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