Recognizing and managing sepsis: what needs to be done?

Yealy, Donald M, Huang, David T, Delaney, Anthony, Knight, Marian, Randolph, Adrienne G, Daniels, Ron and Nutbeam, Tim (2015) Recognizing and managing sepsis: what needs to be done? BMC medicine, 13. p. 98. ISSN 1741-7015.


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Sepsis is associated with significant morbidity and mortality if not promptly recognized and treated. Since the development of early goal-directed therapy, mortality rates have decreased, but sepsis remains a major cause of death in patients arriving at the emergency department or staying in hospital. In this forum article, we asked clinicians and researchers with expertise in sepsis care to discuss the importance of rapid detection and treatment of the condition, as well as special considerations in different patient groups.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WC Communicabable diseases
WD Diseases and disorders of systemic, metabolic or environmental origin
Divisions: Clinical Support > Infection Control
Clinical Support > Infectious Diseases
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Depositing User: Mr Philip O'Reilly
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2015 14:29
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2015 14:29

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