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SEPSIS-3: The New Definitions & Clinical Criteria

icTV interview with Mervyn Singer

Co-Chair - The Sepsis Definition Task Force

In this icTV video, Mervyn Singer details the rationale behind developing a new definition of sepsis, and describes the main elements of the definition, including identifying the clinical criteria selected as indicators of sepsis in patients in the pre-hospital and hospital setting.

Don't miss this essential summary of the new papers published online in JAMA on Feb. 22, 2016.

Link to the articles here:

Singer M, Deutschman CS, Seymour CW, et al: The Sepsis Definitions Task Force The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3). (JAMA, February 23, 2016, Vol 315, No. 8).

Shankar-Hari M, Phillips G, Levy ML, et al. Assessment of definition and clinical criteria for septic shock: For the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3). (JAMA, February 23, 2016, Vol 315, No. 8). 

Seymour CW, Liu V, Iwashyna TJ, et al. Assessment of clinical criteria for sepsis: For the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3). (JAMA, February 23, 2016, Vol 315, No. 8). 

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  • Hellen KARONGA MACHOKOTO 2016-02-22 23:16:07

    Looking forward to seeing the impact of qSOFA in better defining sepsis for low resource communities.

  • Hellen KARONGA MACHOKOTO 2016-02-22 23:16:07

    Looking forward to seeing the impact of qSOFA in better defining sepsis for low resource communities.