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  1. McCormick, Margaret J. RN, MS


Sepsis is the number one cause of death in the ICU, the 10th leading cause of death worldwide, and the 11th leading cause of death in the United States. Older patients with chronic illnesses are at high risk for developing this condition. We discuss what you need to know about sepsis and your role in caring for a patient who has it.