Search Tag: sepsis-3

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Sepsis-3 can help predict community-acquired pneumonia mortality

2017 21 Nov

The Sepsis-3 Task Force updated the clinical criteria for sepsis, excluding the need for systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria and introducing a flowchart that comprises the quick Sequential (Sepsis-related) Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) and SOFA scores. A new study suggests that the Sepsis-3 flowchart leads to better identification... Read more

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Sepsis-3: Impact on Previously Defined Septic Shock Patients

2017 22 Aug

In a new analysis, 57% of patients meeting old definition for septic shock did not meet Sepsis-3 criteria. Although Sepsis-3 criteria identified a group of patients with increased organ failure and higher mortality, those patients who met the old criteria and not Sepsis-3 criteria still demonstrated significant organ failure and 14% mortality rate.... Read more

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Sepsis-3 - Towards Earlier Recognition and Management

2016 22 Feb

The updated definitions and clinical criteria for sepsis have been welcomed by Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, ICU Management & Practice’s Editor-in-Chief, who says: “we are finally back to reason – the new recommendations fit the current language.” The new definitions are published in the 23 February issue of JAMA, and aim to facilitate earlier recognition... Read more