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CMS sepsis bundle may not improve survival, review finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

The authors expressed concern that basing hospital accreditation and reimbursement on use of SEP-1 interventions for all septic patients will transform unproven practices into universal care and potentially harm patients.

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Sepsis: SIRS due to an infection | ACP Hospitalist

The current definition of sepsis is not well known by most physicians. Many think a diagnosis requires positive blood cultures and is associated with an extremely grim prognosis, but this is no longer so.

Sepsis-3: The world turned upside down | ACP Hospitalist

New definitions of sepsis and septic shock represent a radical departure from previous criteria.

New-onset afib in sepsis related to sepsis risk factors, review finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Corticosteroid use, right-heart catheterization, fungal infection, vasopressor use, and a mean arterial pressure target of 80 to 85 mm Hg were associated with a greater than 50% increase in atrial fibrillation risk.

Surviving Sepsis Campaign adopts Sepsis-3 definition | ACP Hospitalist

If physicians do not follow severe sepsis management measure definitions, a deficiency in the quality of care for severe sepsis management could be reported to the CDC and CMS.

Machine learning model predicts sepsis in ICU patients up to 12 hours before diagnosis | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

The next step for the tool will be to have its clinical utility analyzed in a prospective study, with the goal of having patients treated with IV antibiotics, fluids, and other adjunct therapies according to a reliable estimate of how likely they

Early warning systems helped in hospitals' sepsis care | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Multiple studies evaluated strategies to detect critical illness, particularly sepsis, in non-ICU patients, in a supplement to the November Journal of Hospital Medicine.

Sepsis is still confusing | ACP Hospitalist

Diagnostic criteria are often misapplied.

Mortality higher in severe sepsis patients whose procalcitonin doesn't go down | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

The study evaluated the relationship between 28-day mortality and a procalcitonin decrease of more than 80% between baseline and hospital day 4 in ICU patients with severe sepsis or septic shock.

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