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We have a new sepsis management protocol based on this progression from SIRS to septic shock.


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Diagnosis of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Sepsis, Severe Sepsis, and Septic Shock: Sepsis — an often missed diagnosis ; Can a medical student, fresh out of the classroom years, really catch a septic patient? We learn that it’s caused by systemic inflammation from bacterial toxins and in our minds, we imagine the septic patient being hooked up to tubes and monitors on the verge of dying. In many ways, this picture is true. Sepsis and systemic inflammatory response syndrome…


American Data Network has developed a set of straightforward tipsheets aimed at helping clinicians understand the defining criteria and suggested treatment protocols for Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock. These handy tipsheets can be downloaded in PDF format, printed, laminated and posted for quick reference by hospital staff.