Title

Management Of Severe Sepsis And Septic Shock

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

July 1, 2013

Document Type

Guideline

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

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

Scope

Assessment and screening, Management, Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

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

Keywords

sepsis, septic shock

Source Citation

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