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ICU Management

New Protocol Improves Sepsis Detection in Children

2017 12 Jun

Sepsis, a life-threatening condition, is difficult to identify accurately in children. Researchers in the U.S. have developed a two-stage electronic sepsis alert (ESA) to improve detection of paediatric severe sepsis in the emergency department. Using a combination of vital signs, risk factors and physician judgment, the ESA reduces missed sepsis diagnoses... Read more