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urosepsis

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Does anyone know if urosepsis can cause a drop in Hgb from 13.8-10.6 with in one day?

NicuGal, MSN, RN

Specializes in NICU, PICU, PACU. Has 30 years experience.

Is this homework? If it is, what do you know about sepsis?

TU RN

Specializes in ICU, PCU. Has 7 years experience.

what is the common denominator in this situation... sepsis and (what appears to be) a dilutional change in hemoglobin?

what is the common denominator in this situation... sepsis and (what appears to be) a dilutional change in hemoglobin?

Remember that bleeding is not the only cause of a change in this lab value.