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Pediatric Septic Shock : Diagnosis & Management

Pediatric septic shock, a life-threatening condition primarily caused by systemic bacterial infection, demands swift diagnosis and multidimensional management. Early recognition hinges on a high index of suspicion, integrating clinical signs like altered mental status, hypotension, tachycardia, and poor perfusion. Timely initiation of broad-spectrum antibiotics targeting likely pathogens is paramount, alongside aggressive fluid resuscitation to restore adequate perfusion. Hemodynamic support, including vasoactive agents, may be necessary to stabilize blood pressure. Close monitoring for signs of organ dysfunction guides ongoing interventions, encompassing tailored antimicrobial therapy and supportive care to mitigate complications. Collaborative efforts among multidisciplinary teams are indispensable for optimizing outcomes in pediatric septic shock.

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Dr. Suresh Kumar Panuganti

Lead Consultant, Pediatric Critical Care, Yashoda Hospitals

Dr. Suresh Kumar Panuganti, currently serving as the Lead Consultant in Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatrics at Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda, boasts over 2 decades of extensive experience in pediatric medicine. With a profound understanding of pediatric diseases, Dr. Panuganti demonstrates exceptional proficiency in treating a wide spectrum of conditions. His expertise extends to emergency and pediatric critical care, where he has a particular focus on neurocritical care, pediatric trauma, infectious emergencies, and cardiac intensive care. Dr. Panuganti has showcased his knowledge and expertise by presenting numerous papers at both national and international conferences, further solidifying his reputation as a leader in pediatric medicine.

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Dr. Suresh Kumar Panuganti
  • 16th-April-2024, TIME : 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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Pediatric septic shock, a life-threatening condition primarily caused by systemic bacterial infection, demands swift diagnosis and multidimensional management. Early recognition hinges on a high index of suspicion, integrating clinical signs like altered mental status, hypotension, tachycardia, and poor perfusion. Timely initiation of broad-spectrum antibiotics targeting likely pathogens is paramount, alongside aggressive fluid resuscitation to restore adequate perfusion. Hemodynamic support, including vasoactive agents, may be necessary to stabilize blood pressure. Close monitoring for signs of organ dysfunction guides ongoing interventions, encompassing tailored antimicrobial therapy and supportive care to mitigate complications. Collaborative efforts among multidisciplinary teams are indispensable for optimizing outcomes in pediatric septic shock.

webinar
Dr. Suresh Kumar Panuganti
  • 16th-April-2024, TIME : 3:00PM - 4:00PM
  • 0

Pediatric septic shock, a life-threatening condition primarily caused by systemic bacterial infection, demands swift diagnosis and multidimensional management. Early recognition hinges on a high index of suspicion, integrating clinical signs like altered mental status, hypotension, tachycardia, and poor perfusion. Timely initiation of broad-spectrum antibiotics targeting likely pathogens is paramount, alongside aggressive fluid resuscitation to restore adequate perfusion. Hemodynamic support, including vasoactive agents, may be necessary to stabilize blood pressure. Close monitoring for signs of organ dysfunction guides ongoing interventions, encompassing tailored antimicrobial therapy and supportive care to mitigate complications. Collaborative efforts among multidisciplinary teams are indispensable for optimizing outcomes in pediatric septic shock.