Search Tag: Surviving Sepsis Campaign

ICU Management

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2023 13 Oct

Hospital and ICU nosocomial sepsis screening for acutely ill and high-risk patients and daily measurement of PSP to diagnose nosocomial sepsis three to five days before the onset of symptoms.     Introduction Sepsis is a major public health threat and is responsible for 11 million deaths per year (Rudd et al. 2020) among 48.9 million cases....Read more

Sepsis

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2022 19 Jul

Sepsis is a preventable cause of death. Early recognition, diagnosis, and appropriate clinical management can prevent sepsis and improve outcomes. However, the condition is not widely recognised by patients and the general public. In addition, knowledge gaps also persist among healthcare professionals.  Increasing knowledge and awareness of sepsis,...Read more

ICU Management

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2022 15 Feb

Approximately 85,000 patients are admitted to the emergency department in the U.S. each year for sepsis or septic shock. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) has established International clinical practice guidelines for managing these patients. The guidelines consist of a bundle that includes treatments for various components of sepsis, including rapid...Read more