Category: Sepsis

JAMA Published The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3) by Physicians from USA, Germany, France, Australia, Canada, Netherlands, and Belgium. The reason for this new definition…

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SIRS criteria an immune response to infection can be diagnosed by ( 96.8<Temp>100.4, HR>90, RR>20 and 4K<WBC>12k). A new study  in 172 ICUs among 109,663 patients with infection and

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Surviving Sepsis Campaign updated its guideline regarding new evidence (ProCESS, ARISE, ProMIS). It is required to do a series of actions within first 3 hours and 6 hours of patient presentation(time of triage):

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NEJM published a study regarding appropriate MAP among patients with septic shock. Originally MAP of 65 was a target but the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guideline was recommending patients with HTN, may have benefit for higher

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How do we measure the fluid status in a patient with shock? This usually measures with CVP or Ultrasound.  CVP measurement is possible when we have a  central line(subclavian or intra-jugular). Ultrasound brought a quick assessment of volume status or fluid

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2008 Pocket Guides, Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guideline

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