CE: Managing Sepsis and Septic Shock Current Guidelines and Definitions

This article discusses recent updates to the Surviving Sepsis Campaign's sepsis treatment guidelines, changes in the sepsis bundle interventions, and the new definitions and predictive tools introduced in the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock. Click here for entire Article

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Blood Test for Concussion OK’d – Helps inform management, including decision on whether CT scan is indicated

WASHINGTON -- A blood test aimed at guiding management of patients suspected of having concussion won FDA approval on Wednesday, the agency said....Click here for entire article.

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A Norfolk doctor found a treatment for sepsis. Now he’s trying to get the ICU world to listen.

The patient was dying. Valerie Hobbs, 53, was in the throes of sepsis – an infection coursing through her veins that was causing her blood pressure to tank, her organs to fail and her breathing to flag.... click here to read entire article  

By | February 13th, 2018|Comments Off on A Norfolk doctor found a treatment for sepsis. Now he’s trying to get the ICU world to listen.

Septic Shock Treatment & Management

Patients with sepsis, severe sepsis, and septic shock require hospital admission. Patients with sepsis who respond to early resuscitation therapy in the emergency department (ED) and show no evidence of end-organ hypoperfusion may be admitted to a general hospital unit, optimally one that has close nursing observation and monitoring. Such patients do not require invasive [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Septic Shock Treatment & Management