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Infect/Parasitic Dis

Infectious and Parasitic Diseases

TermDefinition
Bacteremia presence of bacteria in the bloodstream after a trauma or an infection
Sepsis SIRS due to infection; a severe case indicates organ dysfunction
Septic Shock circulatory failure associated with severe sepsis
Septicemia a systemic disease associated with pathological microorganisms or toxins in the bloodstream
SIRS systemic inflammatory response syndrome; a systemic response to infection or trauma with such symptoms as fever and tachycardia
Coding of Severe Sepsis requires... a minimum of 2 codes; one for underlying condition and one for the associated acute organ dysfunction
Diabetes Mellitus chronic disorder of impaired carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism
Type 1 Diabetes also known as juvenile type; characterized by the body's failure to produce insulin
Type 2 Diabetes characterized by the body's production of insulin in an insufficient quantity or the body's inabillity to utilize such insulin
Created by: wallace263