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New Sepsis Guidelines for England

2016 25 Jul

The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence in England has issued guidelines on sepsis with one key message - health professionals in any setting should treat signs of sepsis as urgently as suspected heart attacks. The guidelines cover recognition and early assessment, diagnostic and prognostic value of blood markers for sepsis, initial treatment,... Read more

ESICM 2015: Implementing Guidelines: How Can We Get Better?

2015 13 Oct

Implementing change in the ICU is not easy, but change management, managed implementation of checklists and bundles and electronic records are all measures that can be used to put guidelines into practice. Speakers from Sweden, France and the UK addressed the issues in a session at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine 2015 congress in Berlin,... Read more

First Pharmacological Guideline for Obesity Treatment

2015 20 Jan

For the first time ever, health practitioners have been provided with a clinical practice guideline for the treatment of obesity. This new tool could help them treat patients with obesity more effectively. The guideline, "Pharmacological Management of Obesity: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline," published by the Endocrine Society,... Read more