First Things First
- Evaluate need for airway.
- Evaluate need for supplemental oxygen or support of breathing.
- Evaluate and support circulation.
- Focus on identifying specific bacteria.
- Localize the site of primary infection.
- Obtain cultures and quickly start antibiotics.
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