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Lactic Acid Sepsis Quiz

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1. What is the common cause of elevated lactic acid levels in sepsis patients?

2. Which of the following organs is most susceptible to damage due to lactic acidosis in sepsis?

3. What initial treatment is recommended for managing elevated lactic acid levels in septic patients?

4. Which blood lactate level threshold is commonly used to define lactic acidosis in the context of sepsis?

5. What is the significance of monitoring lactic acid levels in septic patients?

6. What condition is characterized by the accumulation of lactic acid in the bloodstream leading to metabolic acidosis?

7. How can severe sepsis lead to organ failure?

8. In the context of sepsis, what is septic shock?

9. Which intervention is critical in the initial management of septic shock?

10. What role does the liver play in lactic acid metabolism in the context of sepsis?