Aug 31, 2017
Author: Nick Hatch, M.D.
recent observational cohort study found that the biggest predictor
for sepsis survival was fever. Those with higher fevers had better
possible explanations for this finding are that high fevers
indicate good immune response or that high fever cued providers to
treat sepsis more aggressively.
References: Paul J Young, Rinaldo Bellomo. Fever in
Sepsis: is it cool to be hot?. 2014. Critical Care