Acute infective endocarditis masquerading as septic shock with acute respiratory distress syndrome

John W. Davis, Fawad Virk, Masood Ahmad

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Abstract

Any new pulmonary edema warrants an urgent rule out of acute cardiac dysfunction. Because sepsis protocols emphasize rapid stabilization and treatment over etiologic evaluation, some cases of endocarditis may be missed as sepsis with acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalClinical Case Reports
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2020

Keywords

  • echocardiography
  • mitral valve regurgitation
  • point-of-care screening
  • sepsis | infective endocarditis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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