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Debates in sepsis | ACP Hospitalist

Experts disagree about use of antibiotics, IV fluids, and quality measures.
January 2019

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.
December 2018

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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.
January 2011

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.
February 2018

Sepsis is still confusing | ACP Hospitalist

Diagnostic criteria are often misapplied.
February 2016

Several types of myocardial dysfunction common in sepsis patients | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Myocardial dysfunction is frequent in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock, and has a wide spectrum of types, a new study found.
August 2012

Bundle compliance increased, mortality decreased under New York sepsis regulations | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Under “Rory's Regulations,” use of the three-hour bundle for severe sepsis and septic shock increased from 53.4% to 64.7%, while six-hour bundle compliance increased from 23.9% to 30.8%.
September 2018

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.
April 2017

Response team and feedback reduce sepsis deaths in ICU | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Activating a sepsis response team and using weekly feedback reduced mortality for ICU patients with severe sepsis or septic shock, a study found.
February 2011

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