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Usual care in sepsis

Despite decades of research, there is little agreement on what sepsis is. Jeremy Faust explores What even IS “usual care” in sepsis now?
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The Dirty Dozen

"The Dirty Dozen" common errors to avoid on discharging patients who are recovering from critical illness; co-authored by clinicians and researchers
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Saving lives from sepsis

RCTs deliver the most reliable evidence to guide how we treat our patients but they are badly designed, inaccurately reported and misunderstood.
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Fever Hot Case

GENERAL APPROACH Infectious community acquired nosocomial (surgical site, lines, chest, urine, sinusitis) ‘hidden’ sepsis (endocarditis, neuraxial infection, retroperitoneum, sinusitis) Non-infectious head injury VTE drug/toxin SIRS (post surgery, trauma, burns, ICH, aspiration, pancreatitis, CTD) Hypermetabolic syndromes (e.g. thyroid storm, NMS, MH, heat stroke, pheochromocytoma) INTRODUCTION…