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ICU Management

Surviving Sepsis Guidelines 2016 Update

2017 24 Jan

The Surviving Sepsis Campaign , an initiative of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and the International Sepsis Forum, has released the 2016 Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) guidelines for the management of severe sepsis and septic shock. The document, published simultaneously in Critical Care Medicine... Read more

ICU Management

Sodium Selenite Administration and Procalcitonin-Guided Therapy in Severe Sepsis

2016 09 Aug

A study was conducted to determine whether high dose intravenous sodium selenite treatment and procalcitonin-guided anti-infectious therapy in patients with severe sepsis affect mortality. The findings are published in JAMA Internal Medicine . Patients with severe sepsis suffer from oxidative stress that could contribute to multiorgan failure and... Read more