Patients with severe sepsis and septic shock get the best care that hospitals have to offer: rapid, intensive, protocol-based treatment. ... Patients with severe sepsis and septic shock get the best care that hospitals have to offer—rapid, intensive,
Another article explained how the hospitals integrated supportive care into the warning system. ... The last article described a sepsis recognition program that began with 60 academic and community hospitals in 4 U.S.
Where: Small hospitals in Kansas. The issue: Improving sepsis care in critical access hospitals. ... But improving initial sepsis care can actually reduce the likelihood of transfer, he said.
measures. Efforts in recent years to improve sepsis care have been successful, according to two new studies. ... the regulations may have served primarily to correct relatively poor-quality sepsis care in New York State,” they wrote.
and intensive care that are incurred once the patient is intubated,” the editorialist wrote. ... Results were published online on Feb. 17 and in the May issue of Critical Care Medicine.
In addition to being guided by the SSC, hospitals' sepsis care has been measured by CMS and publicly reported since 2015. ... Yet he too is optimistic about the future of sepsis care, for a perhaps surprising reason—the collaboration he sees among the
The Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Early Management Bundle (SEP-1), the CMS performance measure for sepsis care, has no high- or moderate-quality evidence showing that it improves survival, a ... The authors of an accompanying editorial said the study
This month's main story focuses on debates in sepsis care and ACP Hospitalist will hold a Twitter chat on the subject on Tuesday, Jan. ... The main story looks at debates in sepsis care, which include the optimal use of antibiotics, IV fluids, and
Until recently, sepsis care was fairly clear-cut, with most physicians feeling confident that early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) was the preferred route to best care. ... Has sepsis care changed in your hospital? How do you make comanagement work?
Our study suggests an urgent need to understand why improvements in sepsis care lagged in hospitals in New York that care for higher proportions of minority patients,” said the study authors. ... ACP Hospitalist covered current controversies in sepsis