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(Read this one CAREfully..) Your geriatric pt. has had a fever for the past day. Her temperature is 37 C and blood pressure 90/50 mm Hg with heart rate of 106/minute. Labs show a CBC with WBC count of 12,000. A blood culture is positive for E coli. Her central line pressure falls suddenly. She goes into hypovolemic shock as a result of the widespread inappropriate release of a chemical mediator derived from macrophages. Organs start to fail…Which is the mediator? Pick from below: 1-NO 2-Bradykinin 3-Histamine 4-ProstaCYCLIN 5-C3a

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Your geriatric pt. has had a fever for the past day. Her temperature is 37 C and blood pressure 90/50 mm Hg with heart rate of 106/minute. Labs show a CBC with WBC count of 12,000. A blood culture is positive for E coli. Her central line pressure falls suddenly. She goes into hypovolemic shock as a result of the widespread inappropriate release of a chemical mediator derived from macrophages. Organs start to fail…Which is the mediator? Pick from below:
1-NO
2-Bradykinin
3-Histamine
4-ProstaCYCLIN
5-C3a

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