Septicemia is a life-threatening condition that occurs when toxins produced by bacteria enter the bloodstream and spread throughout the body. It can cause organ failure, shock, and even death if not treated promptly. It is typically caused by infections that begin in a localized area but can spread through the bloodstream. Treatment usually involves a course of antibiotics and, in some cases, surgery. Septicemia is a serious medical condition and should not be taken lightly as it can be life threatening. Prompt medical attention is essential to prevent death or long-term health complications.

From: International Journal of Anesthesia

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Editor: Vipin Arora,  Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School & Massachusetts General Hospital                                     
Publication Type: Open Access Journal
Description: International Journal of Anesthesia covers a wide selection of areas relevant to scientific and clinical content of anesthesiology field. IJAN aims to add real international flavor to anesthetic studies pertaining to all possible forms and to advance the understanding and application of novel techniques.