Management Of Severe Sepsis And Septic Shock

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

July 1, 2013

Last Updated Month/Year

January 9, 2024

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Document Objectives

To provide an update to the “Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock,” last published in 2008.

Target Patient Population

Patients with severe sepsis and septic shock

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Infant, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Emergency care, Home health, Hospital

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Assessment and screening, Management, Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D018805 - Sepsis, D012772 - Shock, Septic, D000071074 - Neonatal Sepsis


sepsis, septic shock

Source Citation

Critical Care Medicine: February 2013 - Volume 41 - Issue 2 - p 580-637
doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31827e83af

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