His or her chances of survival depend to a large extent on receiving successful treatment for the infection that led to sepsis, including broad-range antibiotics and any other treatment necessary to eliminate the cause of infection. This treatment must also be supported by suitable steps to stabilize blood circulation, like infusions and medicine. Every minute counts!
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