Sepsis and SIRS often present with a host of complications. Acutely, you need to provide stabilization for this geriatric patient. The common presenting sources of infection are urinary tract infections and pulmonary infections. How would you approach this population to determine the source of infection? How are the critical care and emergent situation conditions and disorders inclusive of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) and sepsis different? Using a patient from your clinical practicum for whom you have provided care, describe and explain the diagnostic workup to determine the source of infection or inflammatory response. Support your answer with two or three peer-reviewed resources.

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