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prehospitalization dependency, surgical status, and acute illness severity) and sepsis-specific patient characteristics (site of infection, number of organ dysfunctions, and septic shock status). ... By one year after discharge, 15% of sepsis survivors
June 2019

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Sepsis-3: The world turned upside down

New definitions of sepsis and septic shock represent a radical departure from previous criteria. ... Surviving sepsis campaign: international guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock: 2012.
March 2016

Surviving Sepsis Campaign adopts Sepsis-3 definition

SEP-1 does not utilize Sepsis-3 but rather defines severe sepsis as SIRS due to infection with acute organ dysfunction. ... Following only the Sepsis-3 definition may allow many sepsis cases to “fall through the cracks” for SEP-1 reporting.
April 2017

New definitions of sepsis and septic shock released

New definitions of sepsis and septic shock, replacing the 2001 criteria, were released this week by an international task force. ... The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3) were published in the Feb.
February 2016

Sepsis contributes to at least 1 in 3 inpatient deaths

In the NIS cohort, there were 4.3% explicit sepsis hospitalizations and 10.9% implicit sepsis hospitalizations. ... Patients whose sepsis was initially less severe comprised the majority of sepsis deaths, the authors noted.
June 2014

Debates in sepsis

even looks a little bit like sepsis antibiotics within that first hour,” said Dr. ... A biomarker that identifies sepsis “is sort of like a Holy Grail,” said Dr.
January 2019

Sepsis: SIRS due to an infection

Many think a sepsis diagnosis requires positive blood cultures and is associated with an extremely grim prognosis. ... Sepsis is now defined as SIRS (systemic inflammatory response syndrome) due to an infection.
January 2011

Severe sepsis patients getting earlier antibiotics were less likely to develop shock

Earlier initiation of antibiotics was associated with lower risk of developing septic shock among ED patients with severe sepsis, a recent study found. ... The retrospective cohort study included 3,929 adult patients diagnosed in an urban academic
February 2017

Explaining Sepsis-3

In the first 2 [sepsis conferences], these were definitions based on expert opinion. ... Q: Another concern has been the impact of Sepsis-3 on coding and documentation.
August 2016

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